Music and Art in Cyprus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Christakis Christofi

Abstract

Cyprus, music and artistic creation have significantly expanded their presence in mass media, the Internet and social media because of the social distancing measures during the Covid-19 pandemic. As cultural expressions, on the air and online, they have reinforced their strong popular and intercultural character during this period since cultural activity embodies an unprecedented but common experience in an interconnected world. At the same time, music and art serve values that reveal their connection with the social and political context and prompt us to re-examine their parallel or mutual definition. Various cultural agents and actors express themselves through original music, artistic and cultural spaces that present dialogue and bolder speeches often of a participatory nature. From this perspective, music and art in Cyprus during the pandemic present a case study of a critical polyphony that appears through the interaction of multiple spaces, discourses and values.

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Christofi, C. (2022) “Music and Art in Cyprus During the COVID-19 Pandemic”, Symbolon, 23(Special), pp. 71-83. doi: 10.46522/S.2022.S1.8.
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