Perhaps All of The Sky Is Unable To Turn A Page Of This Tightness of The Heart, (Shaayad Tamaame Aasemaan Natavaanad Safheyi Az Een Deltangi Raa Varagh Bezanad)
Digital print on Japanese paper, handsewn thread, batting
30 x 80 inches
This image comes from the back of a plane ticket as the last itinerary of an eventual exit from Iran, found in my fathers papers. Having studied in the U.S., he returned to Iran in the wake of the revolution, but eventually was forced to flee. The title refers to a line from a letter also embroidered upon the piece.