In the tradition of "faal gereftan"
By Yasmine Rafii
May 25, 1999
Last year, I started writing short narratives
for my own amusement. The Iranian has featured a couple of them
and since my other love is images, it seemed natural to combine the two.
The six pages you see here are the first in a
series of what is to become an illuminated manuscript. I love the tradition
of "faal gereftan", and kept that in the back of my mind as I
Although the concept and format are traditional,
my rendering is contemporary and more abstract. These are moments, glimpses
into an internal landscape. Suspend your judgment and enter the pictures.
Read the words out loud. You may recognize some of them. You may have had
has come unannounced, but I am a receptive witness...
friends will surprise you...
course sitting is one of the things she does well...
Brown has an agenda. Mr. Brown always has an agenda...
inside he knew things were changing...
near the top he pauses to take a breath and let the significance of his
effort settle in ...
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