SECRET CITY (FILM)
Celeste and Terrestre, try to find each other during a quick passage in the city of Brussels. Due to their inexplicable capacity to see the past they discover the transformation of several sites through a comparison with old postcards of the city from the early 1900s. During their fantastic journey, they are treating the city of Brussels as an enormous stage set and they cross exteriors and interiors to end up together in a futuristic utopia of colorful plastics of the 1950s ‘60s and ‘70s.
Concept, choreography, direction: Astero Lamprinou
Performance: Ana Cembrero Coca and Astero Lamprinou
Director of Photography: Oliver Imfeld
Editing: Yorgos Lamprinos
Original music: Philippe Létalon
Costumes: Astero Lamprinou
Production support: Matching Socks Ventures, Fedeation Wallonie Bruxelles
Duration: 15 min
Astero (Styliani Lamprinou) originally from Athens and based in Brussels, studied movement, dance, cultural theory and choreography, at the Laban Center and London Contemporary Dance School and completed a masters in Surrey University with a scholarship from A. Onassis foundation. She was predominantly a performer in various fields (contemporary dance, opera, theater, video, installation) in London, Ireland, Athens and Brussels. She has worked with Dance Theater of Ireland, English National Opera, English National Theater and with choreographers such as Mary Tsouti, Yolande Snaith and David Hernandez and Joanne Leighton. Her first short dance film is Secret City and her second is Wall to Wall.