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Sealed Lips

2012

Narrative Video/Video Installation 

Duration: 00:06:00

Sound Design Collaboration: Ai Yamamoto, Warran Hugo Wright, Rhett Wade Ferrell

Make Up: Roksana Mohit

Special Thanks: Rokni Haerizadeh, Ramin Haerizadeh, Yasamin Badiee, Shirin Fakhim, Hengameh Basseghi, Ali Chitsaz

Set in an empty factory, Sealed Lips is a story told through the eyes of Shahrzad from a Thousand and One Nights. This Shahrzad is now old and crippled, a witness to the injustice meted

out to contemporary Middle Eastern women; she no longer is the heroine she used to be. 

* This video was initially created as a 9 channel video installation in 2005. In 2012 it was re-edited into a single channel narrative video with the addition of narration.

© Sofi Basseghi 2002-2016