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VOOM PORTRAITS – ROBERT WILSON

Artist and theater director Robert Wilson created a series of video portraits of celebrities, ordinary people and animals called "VOOM Portraits." The name comes from Voom HD Networks, a TV company specializing in high-definition entertainment, which was able to provide the technology Wilson needed to execute his idea. The portraits, created between 2004 and 2009, are a cross between photography, video, literature and sound. The portraits include celebrities, artists, intellectuals, animals, presented on large-scale HD plasma flat-screens, and each work is accompanied by original musical scores.

The portrait of Farah Pahlavi, dow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, has music by Popol Vuh ('Aguirre').

(from: liabxl)

Farah Pahlavi

(Imperatrice/Empress), 2006 Music by Popol Vuh

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The video can be viewed here

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