Flesh Memory

This work is the filmed documentation of a performance in which I have reproduced my experience of having watched a public execution as a child.

Carrying a large, heavy animal carcass, on a site in the south of Tehran where several public executions have taken place, I walk far away from the camera towards a parked crane truck from which I hang the carcass upside down. Here, the carcass functions as an archive of trauma, history, and memory.

2017

Video documentation of performance, colour/sound 30 min, continuous loop