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Niyaz  

The Fourth Light Project
An Immersive Multimedia Experience


Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm


Niyaz - known for its contemporary electroacoustic trance music that blends Sufi poetry with folk muisc from Iran and surrounding countries - embraces the collision of the old and new as a means to create the unique and affecting. The Huffington Post calls Niyaz "an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music." The band's collaboration with visual artist Jerome Delapierre is another step forward. The Fourth Light Project is a multimedia experience, combining live music and sacred dance (a dervish) with advanced projection techniques that respond to sound and music in real time. The Fourth Light Project focuses on the life and work of Rabia al-Basri, eighth-century Muslim saint and the first female Sufi mystic.

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Running Time

90 minutes with no intermission


The Auditorium,  Hancher, 141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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For this Hancher event, each University of Iowa or other college student must present their student ID to attend the performance with a student ticket.

Parking

There is a large surface lot adjacent to Hancher that is open for public parking after 4:30 pm on weekdays, and all day Saturdays and Sundays.  Note, however, that there are some metered spots in this lot that require payment at certain times, so please read any signage.

Accessibility

The main entrance is accessible to persons with disabilities, and is located on the south side of the building. Accessible parking spaces, hearing augmentation units, large-print playbills, and assistive technologies for the visually impaired are available at most events in the Hancher season. Please contact Hancher Accessibility Services at 319-335-1158 to arrange for individual needs at a specific event.


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