I am Neda
This posting presents a new music video, "I am Neda," lyrics by the poet, Sholeh Wolpe, and music and performance by Mamak Khadem. In February, PEN USA and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, presented a program on Dissident Poets: I AM NEDA. In association with Sholeh Wolpe dozens of original poems in suport for freedom around the world were collected. "I am Neda' was presented for the first time that evening.
As lead singer of the cross-cultural fusion ensemble Axiom Of Choice, as well as in her subsequent solo career, Mamak Khadem has performed at major concert venues, including the Skirball Cultural Center, the Greek Theater, the Smithsonian Museum and the House Of Culture (Berlin), as well as at many festivals, including Voices Of Women Festival (Greece) and the World Festival Of Sacred Music (Los Angeles). Not to mention her musical contributions to film and television scores, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dracula 2000, and Traffic.