Sweet Patterns for a Perfect Family
Collages of pictures taken from sewing magazines covered by tracing paper, framed, 60 x 80 cm
Drawings on top of sewing patterns, 50x70 cm
This work consists of a few drawings and collages of pictures from European sewing magazines of late 80's and early 90's. Pictures show happy couples and happy families in the way they are usually portrayed in magazines. These were the first images of west I saw as a child growing during the first decade after the Islamic revolution in Iran; my image of the ideal future and ideal family. The drawings are made on top of the sewing patterns taken from the same magazines with the method my first drawing teacher taught me. Use whatever line you want, ignore the rule, draw the image you see.