Silhouettes *Iconique* (LICHTPHON/IKONEN 1)

Silhouettes *Iconique* is the first part of the LICHTPHON cycle trilogy „IKONEN“ and shows loneliness, vulnerability, bliss, drama and poetry in devoted yearning to existence. A surreal timeless dream state in a feverish intoxication. Time and place is unreal. A woman freezes in an dreamlike intermediate stage between life and death. In her loneliness she hallucinates with inner visions full of passion and sensitivity. The transition stands still. A new physical and mental state arises. holds, protects and saves her from the end. This moment becomes eternal - an icon is born.

In Silhouettes *Iconique* emotions, time and space are compressed, condensed and overcome. In a closed cycle the state and expression is extended in motion and frozen in an endless recurring form. The end becomes a beginning. The transience is dissolved and a transformation takes place. Silhouettes *Iconique* transforms the moment and gives birth to an icon.

Through the artistic work in the dissolution, deformation, temporal substantial reshaping, repetition, equalization and decomposition of image and sound in itself to the point of formlessness, new existences, unrealities and existential, surreal sound sculptures and moving images are created and change perception.

Silhouettes *Iconique* stimulates the viewer's imagination and creates intensive listening and viewing for a new inner reflection and reconstruction. Sound and image form an inseparable unit, so the viewer's contextual perspectives change.

The visual basis of Silhouettes *Iconique* refers to a fragment of the silent film „La petite marchande d'allumettes“ by Jean Renoir from 1928 after the fairy tale „Das kleine Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern“ by Hans Christian Andersen (1845).





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9 minutes and 59 seconds


Teaser: Silhouettes *Iconique* (LICHTPHON/IKONEN 1)

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Silhouettes *Iconique* (LICHTPHON/IKONEN 1) by Schahram Poursoudmand
Silhouettes *Iconique* (LICHTPHON/IKONEN 1) by Schahram Poursoudmand


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