The Wedding is an attempt to discover the precise date of my parent’s marriage in 1978 pre-revolutionary Tehran, which neither could remember. The wedding celebration was hosted at home because of riots that were taking place in Tehran. Each person that I asked, including my mother, father, and uncles, has differing reasoning for the date they propose; each of these dates coincides with an important date in Iranian history, such as the student takeover of the American Embassy. I finally find the ketubah, the traditional agreement in a traditional Jewish marriage, which reveals a precise date. The Wedding is witness to my attempt to weave a narrative of family history through clouded memories and long displaced documents.



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Tel Aviv University gallery 2015
Photography: Elad Sarig
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The Dancing Couple Movement ofLight
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The Dancing Couple
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The Dancing Couple
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White Flashlight #2
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First test
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Paint Shot
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The Wedding Guests (hakham Yedidia)
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The Wedding Guests (The Abdis)
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The Wedding Guests (Best Dressed)
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The Wedding Guests (The Moms)
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The Wedding Guests (The Roknis)
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