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Voicelessness

Azade Shahmiri

A delicate story of determination and hope, told through mingled voices, viewpoints and times, powerfully poignant in its simplicity. It is created by exciting new Iranian director, writer and performer Azade Shahmiri.

Voicelessness is a delicate story of determination and hope, told through mingled voices, viewpoints and times, powerfully poignant in its simplicity. It is created by exciting new Iranian director, writer and performer Azade Shahmiri.

How will future generations judge our own era?

It is 2070. A young woman struggles to discover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of her grandfather, more than 50 years earlier. But in the dystopian society that the world has become, in which freedom of expression is stifled, who will admit what really happened?

Part of the International Festival and British Council season Spirit of '47


Photo: Voicelessness © Roberta Cacciaglia

Language
Performed in Farsi with English supertitles

Azade Shahmiri Concept & direction
Soheil Amirsharifi, Azade Shahmiri Text
With Shadi Karamroudi, Azade Shahmiri

Soheil Amirsharifi Video designer
Ali Kouzehgar Lighting designer
Adib Ghorbani Music composition
Marzie Seyedsalehi Costume designer

Performers on video Behzad Dorani, Sajad Tabesh, Hoda Heidari, Mariam Rahimivand

A co-production betwee Kunstenfestivaldesarts and Zürcher Theater Spektakel


Shadi Karamroudi
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14-15 August 2017

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2020 programme will be announced in the spring.