The Odalisk Diaries

Navid Sinaki was born during a war that most people watched on television. As a gay man under relentless oppression of Iran, he found that he didn’t exist. It wasn’t until his family fled the the conflict to sunny California that he materialized. After the Iranian Islamic Revolution of 1979, some old films were drawn over with black marker to cover objectionable material. Something about that struck Navid. As he puts it, “My Polaroids are my nudes and I dress them in delirium.”

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Check out more of his work at NavidSinaki.com.

5 Comments

  • lonelycat
    April 4, 2018 at 07:23

    relax, you don’t need to understand, just feel it 😀

  • Laura
    April 4, 2018 at 07:40

    I can’t understand it… is it ART?

  • noel
    April 4, 2018 at 17:46

    Oh, boy! you have an unique vision!

  • Zoe~
    April 4, 2018 at 18:02

    Looks strange

  • Nicole
    April 7, 2018 at 23:11
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