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Niloufar Talebi

Author, award-winning translator, multidisciplinary artist, and producer, Niloufar Talebi is the editor and translator of Belonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World (North Atlantic Books, 2008) and creator of its theatrical performance, ICARUS/RISE. Other projects include The Persian Rite of Spring (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2010), Fire Angels (commissioned and presented at Carnegie Hall, Cal Performances, Atlanta Symphony, 2011),  The Plentiful Peach (Stanford Live, 2015), and Epiphany (Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2015).Her most recent project is the hybrid memoir, Self-Portrait in Bloom (l’Aleph, 2019), and its operatic companion, Abraham in Flames (world premiere Z Space, 2019), both inspired by the life and work of the iconic Iranian poet, Ahmad Shamlou.

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