gave her the new doll and she gave me her old doll. You can imagine the
reaction of people on the Island and what they could think of my action.
They are always skeptical and say that I am crazy. But Hassan Daryapyma,
the so called wise resident of the Island, thinks everything I touch
transforms to gold!
We use this doll for
theatrical performances for children. I involve children and in the play we
focus on dangers of addiction and drugs.
In many cases, Mohsen,
whose father is an addict, tells the story of this doll.
I continue to
day I went to Bandar Abbass to buy more dolls.
saw a doll that that had only one leg. The seller said that the box of
dolls comes from China. In each box he usually finds few dolls that are
missing a part or are imperfect. Nobody would buy these dolls. I bought
Now this doll lives in
Childish drawings and
female patterns decorates the space that dolls live in.
have other dolls. This doll belonged to a girl who has no birth
certificate. So she cannot study in school. Her father had disappeared.
He is an addict.
girl named Ayda played with this doll. Ayda and her pregnant mother were
sent to prison.
found this doll in garbage and I ask a woman in Hormoz to wash it.
she lives in our home.
work always didn't project sadness. When I was student I made many
drawing showing children.
my work, fetus has a mythological meaning and shows birth of Mithra,
Goddess of light.
demonstrate the love between mother and child.
the past few years I have found many dolls. They are everywhere. For me
they are a metaphor for neglected children.