Border an installation by Sona Safaei

Border by Sona Safaei documentation of video installation, 28′, originally loop, 2011

“… Safaei in her new installation uses a corner of a room to project moving English and Farsi texts towards this very corner and let them disappear at the borderline. The borderline is a narrow vertical line between two walls: the joint, the place two walls meet. This very “thin line” changes the direction of one’s eye, all of a sudden similar to political and geographical borders in between countries. One step back or forth one is occupied with different laws and orders…”