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Theatre Beyond Space and Time

Theatre Beyond Space and Time Theatre Beyond Space and Time Reza Abdoh in conversation with Gautam Dasgupta he brilliant, visionary artist Reza Abdoh (1963–1995) was an Iranian-born theatre director, playwright, and founder of his own theatre company Dar T A Luz. Encompassing theatre, dance, literature, pop culture, video, and myth, his works include Bogeyman, Father Was a Peculiar Man, Tight Right White, and Quotations from a Ruined City, and were primarily seen in Los Angeles, New York City, and Europe. The PAJ Publications title Reza Abdoh, edited by Daniel Mufson, featuring essays on him and the text of The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, was published in 1999. His play, The Law of Remains, appears in the PAJ volume Plays for the End of the Century (1996). Abdoh’s work was so daring and original that the memory of his theatre productions, produced often in abandoned or site-specific spaces, has long remained for those who were fortunate to see his work, and then spread to those who never had that opportunity. Since Abdoh’s death, a documentary of his life has been made by Adam Soch. Reza Abdoh, a retrospective of the artist’s work, opened on June 3, 2018, at MoMA PS1 in Queens. The interview published http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art MIT Press

Theatre Beyond Space and Time

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Publisher
MIT Press
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Copyright © MIT Press
ISSN
1520-281X
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1537-9477
DOI
10.1162/pajj_a_00430
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Abstract

Theatre Beyond Space and Time Reza Abdoh in conversation with Gautam Dasgupta he brilliant, visionary artist Reza Abdoh (1963–1995) was an Iranian-born theatre director, playwright, and founder of his own theatre company Dar T A Luz. Encompassing theatre, dance, literature, pop culture, video, and myth, his works include Bogeyman, Father Was a Peculiar Man, Tight Right White, and Quotations from a Ruined City, and were primarily seen in Los Angeles, New York City, and Europe. The PAJ Publications title Reza Abdoh, edited by Daniel Mufson, featuring essays on him and the text of The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, was published in 1999. His play, The Law of Remains, appears in the PAJ volume Plays for the End of the Century (1996). Abdoh’s work was so daring and original that the memory of his theatre productions, produced often in abandoned or site-specific spaces, has long remained for those who were fortunate to see his work, and then spread to those who never had that opportunity. Since Abdoh’s death, a documentary of his life has been made by Adam Soch. Reza Abdoh, a retrospective of the artist’s work, opened on June 3, 2018, at MoMA PS1 in Queens. The interview published

Journal

PAJ: A Journal of Performance and ArtMIT Press

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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