Forty Drawings and So
Div, a central element both in the wall drawings and in the works on paper, is one of the ever-present characters in the literature of our region and its presence in the contemporary period, compared to other characters, is almost unique. Div in these works acts a the narrator of a fable — the viewer faces the stories from the perspective of the Div; Divs that only have a “mental life” and narrate the chaotic time of Tehran, where everything from the past and the present co-exist. This temporal chaos can also be seen in the works in their use of painting elements from different periods, including the Safavid, Qajar, modern and contemporary periods.
Acrylic marker on paper, 9x12 inches