Bahar Katoozi text, actress – Samaneh Zandinejad director – Hessam Nourani video – Ali Shirkhodaei video, technical director – Pierre Reis tour management
In Special Relativity, Bahar Katoozi takes on the role of a woman who examines her affair with a university professor through the prism of quantum physics. “Do black holes exist on the ocean floor and if they do, can you escape from them should you be engulfed by one?”. She uses science in an attempt to understand her liaison. Any attempt to reasonably explain it however is frustrated by a feeling that cannot be condensed in a theory. Panic? Doubt? Her story ends with the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Bahar Katoozi (b. 1984, Tehran) is an actress, author and director. She studied theatre, philosophy and philosophy of science at the University of Tehran and has performed on the stage and in film since 2005, including in Romania, India, Spain and Switzerland. She has worked as a playwright and scriptwriter since 2014, receiving the award for “Best Writer” at the Fadjr International Festival for Comment (2015).
The actress and director Samaneh Zandinejad (b. 1984, Tehran) studied stage direction at the University of Tarbiyat Modares. In 2006, she founded her own company, the Madreseh Theater Group. In 2012, she received the Best Director Award at the Fadjr Theatre Festival in Tehran. She regularly collaborates with visual artists for performances. In 2015, she was a member of the selection panel of the 18th Iran International Festival of University Theatre IIFUT.