about the author
Giorgos Samantas is an anthropologist engaged with sound as cultural substance. He has studied social anthropology and history (Aegean University, GR) and visual anthropology (Manchester, UK). He has participated in group exhibitions, artistic events, and conferences in Greece, UK, Slovenia, and Albania, and has been a member of the Fones collective in Athens [Border Crossing Network—Salovci, Slovenia (2007) and Korca, Albania (2008); Researching and Crossing the Boundaries of “Electronic/Digital” Music, Synch Festival, Athens (2009); Senses in Motion, Manchester, UK (2011); Voices: Invitation for Exchange—Ανταλλαγή/Αustausch/Exchange, Broadway Gallery, Athens; Fones@EMPROS Theatre (2012, 2013); Fones@CAMP! (2014); Listening to Each Other/Einander zuhoren—Stadt—(Ge)Schichten, Goethe Institute, Athens (2014)]. He is a co-organiser of the “sound circles” workshop in TWIXTlab and is also engaged with the exploration of anthropology “beyond text,” using video, sound, and photography as a means to expand anthropological media.
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