Baby Blueceramic, cinder block 34.5" x 15" x 7.5”
In this work the pedestal is part of the piece, illustrating a contrast of soft and hard, and removing the vessel from a clear context. There is a Farsi phrase of endearment inscribed just out of view, and partially scratched like the rest of the surface.
One Through Ten2019
8" x 24" x 9"
Placed on a glass and cinderblock pedestal, the piece in inscribed with number 1-10 in both Farsi and English, and has three handles.
Looking for something better2018
22" x 11" x 11"
This is a hand built non functional vase, based on Safavid era Ancient Persian ceramics, with two traditionally "pulled" pottery handles.
When one is not enough2018
22" x 11" x 11"
This is a hand built non functional vase, based on Safavid era Ancient Persian ceramics, five traditionally "pulled" pottery handles.
In this work the pedestal is part of the piece. It is partially thrown on a potter's wheel and partially hand built. It is based both on the vase form and on parts of the body.
Six, two on the back, four on the sides2019 ceramic 50” x 38" x 38"
This large ceramic vessel partially thrown on a potter's wheel and partially hand built, and has six handles. It sits on a pile of cinder blocks, emphasizing the significance of the hard industrial material and the uselessness of such a large, heavy and many handled "vase"
BALEH ON STILTS2019 ceramic 65" x 12" x 12"
A one handled non functional vessel, inscribed with the word "baleh" in Farsi meaning "yeah" in English. The vessel sits below the pine surface in a custom slot, attached to four bulky wooden legs, like stilts.