We are very proud to announce the organization of OFF BORDERS FESTIVAL OF ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC, VIDEO & PERFRORMING ARTS in collaboration with the State Museum of Contemporary Art.
21/22 of April 2018, Thessaloniki
Open call for Artists from Iran, Greece and Germany
Deadline: 3 MARCH 2018
Dimitri Papageorgiou, composer/faculty AUTH
Athina Dragkou, stage director/A4M
Dimitris Papadopoulos, performer,composer/A4M
In collaboration with:
Eirini Papakonstantinou, Art historian/curator SMCA
Joachim Heintz, composer/director of FMSBW electronic studio
Mehdi Jalali, composer,conductor/director of Yarava Music Group
This initiative investigates new ideas in the field of sound, visual and performance art. Off borders festival, intends to provoke conversations into the intercultural coexistence among the dipole artists & audience.
Wondering where the periphery starts and where the center, strong proponent of DIY culture (do it yourself), we aspire to create another node in the world DIY network and develop communication channels having intercultural exchange as their main goal.
Our goal is the integration of the periphery into within the internationalization process of contemporary art. Sounds, Pictures and Movements create a meeting point in Greece, disseminating frequencies across Europe and nearby countries.
Bridging the gap
The off borders Festival wants to establish itself as an out of bounds 2 day event at the city of Thessaloniki. This year we aim to artists from Iran, Germany and Greece, whose works focus on investigating new ideas, consider risk as an inherent aspect of their work. Unlike other festivals, off borders is particularly interested of participants-driven projects focusing at the fields of:
Electronic Music/Sound Art