We all love the things that we love. I know that the phrase sounds ridiculous, but it is true. As Linus of “Peanuts” fame clings to his baby blanket, each of us holds on to some possessions that may no longer serve a practical purpose, but holds some sentimental value. There’s even a TV show that details the lives and struggles of “hoarders” who compulsively acquire stuff. Even in the midst of the piles of trea- sured possessions that most would refer to as “junk”, the hoarders wage a difficult internal battle to just “let go”. The following collection is set of photographs taken from objects stored behind the windows of Ekbatan residential complex in Tehran. These things were kept in there for a long time and for different reasons. One may say that some of these objects supposed to be disposed in the near future, or they may be hiding just out of sight of audience at home, or even deliberately has been placed in there, right in front of neighbor’s eyes .No matter why these objects exist in there, It is obvious that all of them had spaced away from the current presence of home, at least during the day which they are hidden behind the curtains. “latent” on the objects from a far distance in order to make audience able to see things that they are not normally able to see. Things of ordinary life that they are neither private nor public. Perhaps it not so far-fetched to say that produced images in this collection represent various types of allegory, like what we have seen in the art works of René Magritte; The presence of heterogeneous objects in a simple frame that simply is not possible to understand the relationships between them and does not refer to a specific concept. Stored Objects are mostly familiar ones in our daily contemporary lives which have time and space retained in them.
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