Shahrzad Arshadi, a human rights activist and Montréal–based Canadian/Iranian artist, Shahrzad came to Canada as a political refugee on December 24th, 1983. In the past fourteen years, Shahrzad has ventured into different fields of photography, painting, video and Sound, enabling her focus on issues of memory, culture and human rights. Shahrzad has exhibited her work in various locations.
She is also a creature and editor of The 1980s Massacre.
It Is Only Sound That Remains
A Sound theatre performance Based on the life of Ziba Kazemi
Writer and director: Shahrzad Arshadi
It Is Only Sound That Remains is the story of Montreal-based artist, Shahrzad Arshadi coming into contact with an exceptional woman, Ziba Kazemiafter her tragic death at the hands of Iranian authorities in the summer of 2003.
An experimental and innovative project using the words, archival recordings and voice of Ziba Kazemi, herself, It Is Only Sound That Remains creates a living document to honour and celebrate this Montrealer’s life.