white season

Sound installation

 

In the middle of the winter the shrill sound of cicadas*, the archetypical sound of midsummer in Greece, is heard at the Adrianou street flea market in front of the ancient agora. The reactions of the passers by have been filmed.

 

Presented at

Adrianou street, Athens 1999

 

* Cicadas are insects widespread in tropical to temperate regions, which make a shrill sound when the weather is very hot.