Reza Abdoh, still from Bogeyman, 1991
We are very pleased to present eight rare videos from experimental theater director Reza Abdoh (b. 1963 Tehran, d. 1995 New York City) on UbuWeb. The videos include four show tapes used in theatrical performances: _ The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice_ (1990), _ Bogeyman_ (1991), _ The Law of Remains_ (1992), _ Tight Right White_ (1993) and four standalone experimental videos: _ My Face_ (1986), _ Sleeping with the Devil_ (1990), _ Daddy’s Girl_ (1991), _ The Weeping Song_ (1991).
Reza Abdoh was an Iranian-born director and playwright known for his large-scale, experimental theatrical productions that utilized multimedia elements and violent sexual imagery. Reza Abdoh died of AIDS on May 11, 1995 in New York City at the age of 32.
Reza Abdoh on UbuWeb
With special thanks to Adam Soch, Brenden Doyle, and Salar Abdoh.
This program is part of the BubuWeb project — a partnership between Bidoun and UbuWeb which aims to make available rare audio and visual materials from the Middle East.