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Artist Talk - San Francisco, CA

  • Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St, San Francisco, California 94102 USA (map)

Looking at the Shahnameh through Shadow Puppets

Multimedia artist Hamid Rahmanian discusses his new interpretation of the classic epic poem Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings, describing the thought process and inspirations behind his art. He’ll present clips of the production “Feathers of Fire,” a cinematic shadow play, joined by assistant director Fred C. Riley. See how intricately crafted puppets come alive to tell the story of star-crossed 10th-century lovers.

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Earlier Event: February 5
Brooklyn, NY: Feathers of Fire
Later Event: April 16
Cambridge, MA - Fitzgerald Theater