in the slow
pace of today's art, I have thought several times with
myself that what is the social and historical place of
the contemporary art and today's artist, sometimes I'm
proud of it and other times the sorrow which the
contemporary human being carries takes over me to a
point that I have called this factor a vandal or a
rather destroying element (of art).
My current works are coming from the second (mentioned)
In creating these works, in order to eliminate the
material, I came up with a new concept which I call it "Hijm"
(which is a combination of two words in Farsi; nothing
and bulk or intensity) or pantomime sculpture.
The negative space between my movements and my idea
integrates and ends into creating a sculpture.
These so called "Hijms" have turned every moment of our
life into a sculpture from whatever we are not, from
nothing. And it's the philosophic concept of nothing
which takes a form. Not only it creates a distance
between us and its self, but also it becomes objective
and it's shape and form questions the concept of
In creating the first works of this collection, I used a
rather reversed method in which I photographed very
basic and original forms, and called them with terms
which are more common for materials.
Creating this collection started from 2009 and it still
A cube of nothing on a common background
A fat cylinder of nothing on a common background
A sphere of nothing on a common background
A something of nothing on a common background