Visible Cities, 2015

Where can one flee, where find refuge? Space is nothing but a "horrible out­side-inside".
G. Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

Visible Cities is a speculation, an inconclusive presentation of trip to Tehran. An experiment about evocative resonances of found objects and the emotionless memories in digital material. In this journey through fading remembrances, perception was absolutely transformed and subverted. Photography and video ended up as the utter substitute of the experience itself; while a diary and collected objects remained undiluted and free of manipulation. These pieces generate a shortcut to the experience, more sincere and less true than the real images.

HD video, color, stereo, 19:21 min // Triptych, 3 laser print on paper, 30 x 30 cm each: Nueva de Llanes & Teheran / Karaj
Visible Cities, 2015–2017: HD video, color, stereo, 19:21 min // Triptych, 3 laser print on paper, 30 x 30 cm each: Nueva de Llanes & Teheran / Karaj

Visible Cities Diary (Second edition of 15 copies. First edition: March 2015)
Visible Cities, 2015–2017: Visible Cities Diary (Second edition of 15 copies. First edition: March 2015)

Triptych, 3 laser print on paper, 30 x 30 cm each: Nueva de Llanes & Teheran / Karaj
Visible Cities, 2015–2017: Triptych, 3 laser print on paper, 30 x 30 cm each: Nueva de Llanes & Teheran / Karaj