A tribute to the resilience of Iranian women and those who have lost their lives fighting for freedom.
To articulate what is past does not mean to recognize “how it really was.” It means to take control of a memory as it flashes in a moment of danger. --Walter Benjamin
These are stories of places that have witnessed massacres, told through archived photos; broken down and layered by the optical qualities of the kaleidoscope.
This is not just a machine to entertain you. It's a trap. it will record your memory and play it back to you over and over again.
Sergeant Garcia was drunk while we secretly watched Esmeralda dance. The moral police were searching every corner of the streets to find her as we, trying to keep her hidden, relayed her on to the next person...
Girls targeted by serial acid attacks carried out by the Basij militia in Isfahan, Iran.
The 16 year old Sahar Gul was imprisoned, tortured, and abused by her husband and his family for several months...
The problem of love is universal. The classic humanist and essentialist definitions of love portray it as the symbol of human free will. For love, one can choose to do evil or make the greatest of sacrifices. But is it really free will?