Dance on Wine Glasses

Filmmaker and Installation Artist Roberto Mighty, MFA, is America’s first cemetery Artist-in-Residence, and the inaugural resident artist at Mount Auburn Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark and America’s first garden cemetery.

His '' installation features films and multimedia in an immersive, computer controlled, multi projector traveling exhibit now available for museums worldwide.

"Dance on Wine Glasses"

Soheyla Rafieezadeh (June 12, 1954 - November 26, 2002) was born and raised in Tehran, Iran, and received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the Tehran's Pars College. in 1978, amidst the 1978 blizzard, Ms. Rafieezadeh moved to the United States, where she completed her Doctorate in Education at Boston University in 1986. Her many travels included England, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Turkey, The British Virgin Islands, Haiti, and Kenya. She was an admirer of the late Iranian poet, Forugh Farrokhzad. A line from Farrokhzad's poem, "Let us Believe in the the Beginning of The Cold Season"  is carved into Ms. Rafieezadeh’s headstone.

Safoura Rafeizadeh, Sister


I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor by Chris Zabriskie
Performed by Chris Zabriskie

Cemetery Record

Soheyla Rafieezadeh
Interred 11/29/2002

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