Fran Hazelton re-told the 3000-year-old
Babylonian creation myth, Enuma elish…
to an audience of 350 at the British Museum.
The performance was
part of a programme of events organised by the Museum to
accompany their Babylon: Myth and Reality exhibition.
Musical accompaniment was by Tara Jaff (harp), Roskar
Nasan (oud) and Nihad Ali (percussion).
performance also included projected background images and the
voice of Frans van Koppen speaking lines in Babylonian.
Irving Finkel, curator of Babylon: Myth and Reality,
gave an introduction.