In Iran, homosexuality is punishable by death—yet, with courage and conviction, the people in these portraits choose the truth, even if they must keep it obscure in the public eye.
Drawing on a huge collection of anonymous photographs and vintage postcards, the photos here have all been brazenly tampered with in one way or another — digital collage, color tinting, incongruous juxtapositions — to create fresh and complex imagined portraits.
These eery portraits double their subject and weave together beings with their own image. Each photo questions our comfortable notions of identity and fills the very idea with smoke—rendering our own perceptions stranger and realer at the same time...
uses multiple exposure techniques, collage and overlapping transparent images to depict the (imaginary) inner digital microelectronic layers of sleek consumer goods that are increasingly mediating human relationships and emotions.