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December 7th, 2017 at 19:30

An evening dedicated to
contemporary silent moving image
and experimental sound

Within the framework of the
9th X-Dream Festival

- Free admission

Following the great success of Moving Silence in Cyprus for the past six years at ARTos Foundation, Moving Silence takes place for the seventh consecutive year in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Cyprus and with the support of the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, within the framework of the 9th X-Dream Festival. On Thursday, 7 December 2017 at 19:30 at ARTos Foundation, musicians and composers will meet to perform live soundtracks for video and film works without sound by contemporary creators of their choice.  The audience will have a unique experience where the musicians-composers perform live their music while the films/videos that have inspired them are simultaneously screened. 


Fear Envy Meaness

by Wojtek Skowron, DE 2017, 2:30min

live music by
Tasos Stylianou

by Karma Gava, IT 2013, 3min

live music by
Yiannis Miralis

Pine Barrens

by David Kessler, USA 2017, 11:30min

live music by
Kyriakos Sofroniou and Giannis Koutis

by Matthias Fritsch, DE 2017, 6min

live music by
Haris Sophocleous

by Matthias Fritsch, DE 2017, 1min

live music by
Achilleas Kentonis

Lost Boy

by Ash Thorp & Antony Scott Burns, USA 2016, 9min

live music by
Andreas Moustoukis with Christia Michael

by Nikki Schuster, DE 2013, 7min

live music by
Yorgos Dimitriadis


by Anne Breymann, DE 2016, 5min

live music by
Frank Gratkowski
Beetles in Boxes

by Wojtek Skowron, DE 2014, 4min

live music by Maria Yerosimou, written by Andreas Papapetrou

70s Venice Beach

by Lucie Prigent, Vincent Gallut, Damien Deschamps, FR 2015, 3:30min

live music by
Stefanos Koutelis &
Nektarios Rodosthenous

Live is Beautiful

by Ben Brand, NL 2013, 8min

live music by
Stephanie Alexi



  Tasos Stylianou (CY)

Youtube example 1
Youtube example 2

   Yiannis Mirallis (CY)
Improvised music, musical quotes from existing repertoire for the saxophone and appropriate sound effects.

   Haris Sophocleous (CY)
Sound grains are spread out like clouds, slowed down or accelerated.

   Achilleas Kentonis (CY)
Experimenting the sound with movements


Andreas Moustoukis (CY)
works in the field of contemporary music.

Youtube example 1
Youtube example 2

  Christia Michael (CY)
The uncertain future always darker than we believe ....
   Yorgos Dimitriadis (DE)
Drums, Cymbals and microphones to compose sonic structures and landscapes in the moment, a sound film made in real time.

   Frank Gratowski (DE)
Solo music for alto saxophone and and flute on the basis of improvisation and experimental exploration of the Instrument.

  Nektarios Rodosthenous (CY)

Singer/ composer/ music lecturer based in Cyprus. His compositions have been performed in UK, Cyprus, Greece, Czech Republic and the Netherlands.

  Stefanos Koutelis (CY)
Session musician/ guitarist

   Stephanie Alexi (CY)
Experimental electroacoustic, usually using acoustic instruments/voice as a sound source combined with live electronic elements to create interactive environments by using open-source software and hardware.



Maria Yerosimou
with Andreas Papapetrou (CY)

Giannis Koutis
with Kyriacos Sofroniou (CY)


The event took place on December 7th, 2017 at 19:30
at ARTos Foundation

For more information:    
a: 64, Ay. Omoloyiton Ave. Nicosia 1080 Cyprus
t: +357 22445455  
e: info@artosfoundation.org

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We want to bring the poetry of silent moving images back to the present!