NINE PARTS OF DESIRE

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'God created sexual desire in ten parts; then he gave nine parts to women and one to men.'

In Iraqi-American playwright Heather Raffo's new play, an Iraqi woman artist known for her daring use of the female nude, and rumoured affairs with men tied to the regime, paints into life an astonishing generation of women, exposing their radical, sexy and ultimately human stories.

'But I am good at being naked I mean, that's what I do, in secret.'

Nine Parts of Desire challenges both the rapidly changing Iraqi feminine identity and the western view of what such women must be thinking.

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