Reena Esmail (1983 - )

Even After All This Time takes its text from a beautiful quote by 14th century Persian poet, Hafiz, in a translation by Daniel Ladinsky.  The text of the piece is simply “Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'You owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that: it lights the whole sky.” The text is set in English, with translated words from the incredibly expressive Persian language woven into the texture.

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