In her current series Iran Interrupted, Beatrice Minda describes an oriental world that exists behind high walls, in courtyards with empty pools, in ceremonial rooms and private living spaces, in places where tradition collides with modernity. There are no people in her images, yet their presence is deeply palpable.
This is the second time the Berlin-based photographer has created an expansive project in which interior spaces represent a visual map for the ever-changing nature of society and politics. Previously, she explored her own Romanian identity in her project Inner World, while for this new series, she travelled to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Iran Interrupted fluidly moves between documentary, reportage and architectural photography, resulting in a unique and individual visual poetry. Minda shows a country on the threshold between past and progress, without projecting an opinion – challenging the viewer to engage with their own personal aesthetic experience.
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