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  • Pantea Shayesteh
  • Pantea Shayesteh
  • Pantea Shayesteh
  • Pantea Shayesteh
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Pantea Shayesteh

Pantea Shayesteh
"Performing Arts _ Visual Performer"

Born in 1987, Tehran _ Iran, BSC phycology, an advanced diploma in Animation and film making.
Performance artist based in Iran. She mainly performs alone, sometimes in a duo, and often collaborates with musicians. Through gestures and movements, she creates personages.
Her first solo performance was in International Festival in Tehran-Iran " Willow tree that I know." Feb 2018.
In Oct 2018, she participated as a Marina Abramovic performer on the Bangkok art biennale " A possible Island?" for 28 days, each day for eight hours. Her peace was " Circle."
In Mar 2019, for five days, each day, five hours, she performed on Antwerp Art Pavilion in Belgium, her peace " where are you from."
In Mar 2019, she was, invited to present her works and her latest work, " Life" on BOZAR in Brussels Belgium.
In May 2019, she reperformed, "Willow tree that I know," with the new collaboration with an Italian sound designer in SPAM! Residency in Porcary- Italy.
In Feb 2020 performed her latest performance, "Denial," at the Iranian International, festival.
In recent years, due to the epidemic, she has focused more on meditation and repetition exercises and has taken 200 hours of Zen Yoga teacher training and mentorship courses so that she can, deal with emotions and body movements more deeply and with more knowledge. She started working and collaborating online for a year with a group of artists from all over the world, "Endlessly Performing Artists".

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Director Statement

Art is the medium for expressing one's hidden affections. From my standpoint, Performing arts such as dance or visual performances, are the best approaches for representing affections that do not need any language to express.