5 Jan 2011

Sound Piece

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I was a bit cheeky and took the story of Tahmineh to a very personal level, creating something large and fragile at the same time.
It struck me as strange that we think of electricity as something modern, whereas it existed even for our ancestors. Here imagined are some sparks flying between Tahmineh and Rostam, which she was exploring even before she met him...


For more on the Shahnameh, in which Tahmineh features listen to my radio interview with a Cambridge Persian Studies Professor HERE and an author on the Shahnameh HERE