Silencers and Amplifiers is a collection of the series of sound-work made by Zafos Xagoraris from 1990 until today. The book includes brief statements by the artist, an interview by Katerina Gregos and essays by Massimiliano Scuderi, Manuel Herz, Eyal Weizman and Tobi Maier. Zafos Xagoraris (Athens 1963) lives in Athens. His Ph.D. thesis (2000) was about the construction of “miracles” by Hero of Alexandria. In his artistic career he has been part of significant international exhibitions such as the 27th Sao Paulo Bienal (2006) and Manifesta 7 (2008).