Echo Arts Living Center

Shared Echoes I

24th February - 7th March 2004
Nicosia ( Kastelliotissa & Melina Mercouri Hall Famagusta Gate)
North Nicosia ( Arabahmet Cultural Centre)

A bicommunal collaborative project.
Facilitated by EMMA ( European Mediterranean Artists Association) from the north of Cyprus and Funded by UNDP.
Organized and produced by ECHO ARTS.

In this 1st intercommunal performance collaborative event: Shared Echoes I with guest artists Joshua Bisset ( Dance) and Edward Schocker ( music) from USA and Alexandra Waierstall ( Dance), Arianna Economou ( dance) and Horst Weierstall ( visual artist) & Nilgun Guney ( visual artist) , the project brought togeter artists,dancers, musicians, and painters from all communities in Cyprus and especially artists from the Greek and Turkish Cypriot Communities to collaborate on a dance/ music/ visual arts event and bring this forth to two public performaces, exhibition and two site specific performances.

This project was the beginning of the crossings across the divide where art can be the medium toward understanding for a peaceful co- existence.