Body Unmuted

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Lia Haraki’s work Body Unmuted returns to Theatro Polis in Nicosia and premiers in Limassol at the Open House Festival.

The work is an audible experience including confessions made by the body which are not usually said and not commonly heard.

The recordings were made by Haraki in real time, meaning that the voice was recorded as a situation was actually happening. The body therefore is heard as it whispers, screams, laughs, moans, sings, cries, shares, confesses, reveals, and admits.

In ‘Body Unmuted’ the visitor enters a room and listens to the recordings by placing their own body in particular positions indicated by the artist, which aim at stimulating feelings of empathy or identification.
Overall, ‘Body Unmuted’ is a journey coming from the periphery of the room directed towards the centre of each visitor.

'.... These sound "sculptures" await to be perceived, in order to acquire spatial dimensions and virtual forms through an intense, yet strictly private, emotional and spiritual experience.... '
Yiorgos Savvinides Φιλgood

Concept, creation, performance by Lia Haraki
Sound design by Yiannis Christofides
Visual design and Promotional image by PASHIAS
Graphics by Artemis Psathas
Technical management by Yiangos Hadjiyiannis, Maria Loizidou
Coordination and communication management by Georgia Andreou

27, 28, 29 September, ( Theatro Polis OPAP Nicosia) 19:00-23:00
Tickets 8 and 10 euro, Information:

4, 5, 6 October, Open House Festival of Dance House Lemesos (Limassol Municipal Arts Centre - Papadakis Warehouses)
Tickets: 8 euro, Information:

Duration of performance: 40’.
Every eight minutes one spectator will be guided in the space – on a priority basis- in order to experience the work.

29 September workshop ‘Seeing sound, hearing object’ with Lia Haraki and PASHIAS (Theatro Polis OPAP Nicosia)
Information:, 9788779

Produced and organized by .pelma.Lia Haraki
Coproduced by Nimac (The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, associated with the Pierides Foundation) with the support of the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture


From: Friday, September 27th, 2019
Until: Sunday, September 29th, 2019
Time: 19:00 - 23:00


10-12 Tempon Street
Palia Ilektriki
Nicosia , Nicosia Cyprus


€8 / €10

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When: October 4th to October 6th
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