THE FALL

An antique chandelier belonging to Qajar dynasty.
From about 200 hundred years ago and probably made by Russia.
With the image of Nasser•e•Din Shah on its tulip shaped lampshades. With a long background behind which there’s a history.
Through our modern history, only God knows from which roofs it has been hanged or to what events it has bared witness.
A chandelier that iseventually put for sale in an antique selling showroom and an incident causes it to fall and shatter.
I asked the owner of the gallery to give me what was remainedof this precious chandelier.
I installed it on a light box with the same shape and position that it was in and by doing that I actually tried to create a new grandeur for it.
A new birth with a new identity, and a reminder of its old shape and form. Just like the historical memory behind it.

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