My Tight Chest and the Weight of His Sadness, oh!
1/4 inch paper strips on wood backing
27 x 57 inches
Through manipulating ¼ paper strips I attempted to make spatial and tangible tightness in the Hafez stanza translated as the title of the piece. I started with the Farsi text as the foundation and diagramed the words weight of sadness by more densely layering the words with gray strips.