Hope Eats the Soul is a two-channel video installation.
Hope Eats the Soul film trailer
Process Video
Film Credits
Written by Xirin
Co-directed by Xirin, Sebastian Chacon, and Antonio Barrera
Starring Xirin and Sebastian Chacon
Edited by Charlie Cole and Sebastian Chacon
Trailer by Xirin and Sebastian Chacon
Process video by Sarah Maloney
Original score by Houman Abrishamian and Xirin
Installation Credits
Installation design by Xirin
Construction design by Xirin and Isabella Norris
Cherub wall design by Xirin and Annette Hur
Install help from:
Aika Akhmetova
Antonio Barrera
Eric Brittain
Fontaine Capel
Clare Koury
Daniel Lopez
Charles Milliken
Isabella Norris
Michael Stablein
and Elle
Special Thank You
Vivian Chu
Dana Degiulio
Jennifer Hassin
Annette Hur
Noah Jackson
Esteban Jefferson
Susanna Koetter
Ajay Kurian
Rachel LaBine
Ralph Lemon
Kate Liebman
Francis Louvis
Jeffrey Meris
Asif Mian
Shirin Neshat
Phoebe Osborne
Bat-Ami Rivlin
Emma Schwartz
Muni Tahzib
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Hinda Weiss
Kiyan Williams
Coco Young
Crow
and Mom and Dad<3
Related Performances
Ascetic Love, Sensual Universe (Egg Pass Demo), excerpt of live performance, 2019