Go Back to Hiding in the Shadows

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A digital granary of processed instrumental and electronic sounds, field recordings, rock formations, plants, animals and swarms unfolds a narrative of becoming. The prime material of the work consists of deconstructed human voices, physical instruments and field recordings dissolved in an imagery of photographs, videos and processed visual material collected around the Troodos mountain range on the island of Cyprus during the years 2015-17. “Go Back to Hiding in the Shadows� is the third audiovisual performance by Pandelis Diamantides under the pseudonym Microseq.

Pandelis Diamantides |1978| is a sound and visual artist working between Cyprus and The Netherlands. In his music productions and audiovisual performances, he uses custom digital technology to create complex binary landscapes, where detailed sound compositions and electronic rhythms are enhanced by multifaceted visuals providing a true immersive experience. He performs solo under the pseudonym Microseq. Through a series of collaborations with, among others, creative technologist Emmanuel Flores Elias, choreographer Lia Haraki and installation artist Matthias Oostrik he has composed and performed music, visuals and software for contemporary dance, theater and interactive audiovisual installations. In recent years, his work is presented at international festivals and venues including TodaysArt Festival[NL], FIBER Festival[NL], Tec Art Festival[NL], Incubate Festival[NL], Amsterdam Dance Event[NL], Stedelijk Museum[NL], Bozar Museum[BE], Venice Biennale[IT], China Academy of Art[CH], SPEKTRUM[DE], The Vortex[UK], South By Southwest Festival[USA], Leeds Digital Arts Festival (Lumen Prize)[UK], Mirage Festival[FR], Patchlab Festival[PL], Athens Digital Arts Festival[GR], Kalamata International Dance Festival[GR], Loop Festival[CY] and ISFFC Festival[CY].

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