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Xenoi
2016, 15:20 min, video

Synopsis
The Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests. Immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observants to our human condition.

Credits
Music: Michael Pisaro
Platonic Solids: Steve Badgett, Deborah Stratman
Direction, Camera, Edit, Animation: Deborah Stratman

VISITATION SITES
    Armeos beach
    Pherecydes’ Cave 1
    hillside Yapia 2
    Ermoupoli  
    Ano Syros spring 
    Kastri 3
    Apollo Theater  
    Anemogennitries hilltop 







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1 Pherecydes of Syros, 580-520 BC. Commonly held to be the teacher of Pythagoras and author of the Pentemychos, a pre-Socratic cosmogony.

2 Yapi (yapia, pl) – Greek term for an unfinished, abandoned building. Especially prevalent around Greece since the development of the economic crisis.

3 Early Cycladic fortified settlement, 2800-2300BC, located on the north side of the island.


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