Lute Electric

  • event type:WOMEX 17 Film
  • date:26 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
  • time:10:00 - 17:00
  • city/area:Katowice
  • venue:Film Library, International Congress Centre (ICC)
  • country:Poland
  • event submitted by:Piranha Arts

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Films in the WOMEX Film Library are available on demand and accessible at any time from Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 October, 10:00 to 17:00.

Directed by Vasileios Dimitriadis & Mike Geranios
Duration 45' - Greek with English subtitles

Produced by Before Sound | Filming Reality - Production Country and Year Greece/Germany, 2016.

In 2015 the first electric lute is constructed on the island of Crete. The creator and designer, Dimitris Sideris, attempts a series of improvised music recordings in locations of exceptional acoustics, architectural structure and history. Affected by these features, the musician enters into a state of dialogue with each space, inspiring for sight specific compositions with the electric lute.