Eslah, Preview Version, Digital Video, 2012

http://www.vimeo.com/65312462 [vimeo clip_id=65312462 width=1000] Music: Hamid Reza Naderian Studio Assistant: Lilian Cardoso

Sound of Strings, Preview Version, Digital Video,2012

“Sound of Strings” is a two channel video installation. On the right screen,  Rah is threading her face, which is a form of epilation and it originates from middle eastern countries. On the left screen, she is sewing the front of chador, which is a garment worn by women in Islamic countries to show religious …

Oriental Drag,Digital Video, 2012

  “Oriental Drag” is a stop motion that consists of one-thousand photographs. The poses in each image are inspired by hip hop, vogue, and traditional Iranian dancing.The melange of fragmented poses and dance styles creates a new hybrid dance.Further, the visibility and construction of the studio space is synonymous with the construction of cultural identity. …