In 2013, Goosan Artistic Group, an Iranian group of performance artists, created a promenade performance based on Euripides’s Hippolytus, in which the spectator became the actor, the actor became the director, the video installation became the corpse, and all of them together stood witness to a performative moment of history: Hippolytus awaiting his verdict in […]
À propos de Proshot Kalami
Proshot Kalami received her PhD from the University of California, Davis in 2007. Prior to that, for four years, she worked as a lecturer, playwright, radio director, and producer at Islamic Republic Broadcasting (IRIB) in Iran. She taught at the University of California (Berkeley, Santa Cruz and Davis), before moving to the UK to be a Lecturer at Loughborough University in English and Drama. She was a fellow at the Interweaving Performance Cultures, FU Berlin until 2013, when she moved to Boston. Her scholarly publications are in the field of theatre and performance, dramaturgy, and world cinema in the form of books, book chapters, journal articles, and online articles/blogs. Her recent research is concerned with the performance cultures of the Persianate world, from pre-Islamic times to the present. Proshot is a documentary filmmaker and a videographer of live performances. Her video and film works have been featured internationally at performances, festivals, and academic conferences across the US, UK, Europe and India. In 2009, she worked as the dramaturg for the London production of Death of Yazdgerd, a play by Iranian playwright Bahram Beyzaie. As a live performance videographer, she has worked with the Asia Society of North America, Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York), Cal Performances (UC Berkeley), Mondavi Center (UC Davis), Chorus Repertory Theatre (Manipur, India) and the Barbican (London).