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Etemad Art Gallery Mar 2013 Yasaman Safa 01


مناظر پایانی

مناظر پایانی‌ دورنماهائی است که شاید بارها دیده ایم.اما چیزی در آنها از تمام شدن می‌گوید.‌لحظاتی‌اند

میان اتفاق و لحظه‌ای قبل از آن. اینجا اتفاق روی لبه است و لبه نه معمولی مثل پرتگاه 

و هدفش نه چیزی مثل زندگی‌ ست. شیئی یا فضائی مرموز است و هدفش خودِ منظره است.مهمانی ناخوانده شاید که فضا را از آن خود کرده است.

اتفاقی نادر است که در لحظه‌ی اول به چشم نمی‌‌آید.مثل سنگی‌ که بعد از پیچ جاده در انتظار است.

وجود دارد و مترصد است.با فضای کلی‌ بیگانه نیست،بخشی از آن است،بخشی از آن می‌تواند باشد.و همین

کل فضا را نگران می‌کند.فضایی که با خیالی امن چشم‌مان در آن قدم می‌زند و ناگهان

همه چیز تحت کنترلِ آن چیز دیگر قرار می‌گیرد.چیزی که با ما بوده است.همراه دورنما بوده است.یا به آرامی بدان پیوسته و حالا زیادی نزدیک میشود،ما را در بر می‌گیرد و در لحظه دچارمان می‌کند.مثل خواب

دارد ما را در برمیگیرد.فاصله اندک است و همه‌چیز غیر مطمئن می‌شود.جز آنچه می‌خواهد 

اتفاق بیفتد.جزئی کوچک یا سترگ از منظره ای که به آن ایمان آورده‌ایم وآن راباور کرده ایم خفه‌مان می‌کند،قصد دارد خفه‌مان کند و ما این را فهمیده‌ایم ولی‌ خیلی‌ دیر فهمیده‌ایم.فقط چند لحظه قبل از اتفاق.و

دیگر کاری ساخته نیست.حتی آنقدر نزدیک است که فاجعه را می‌بینیم.کنار دست شکارچی نشسته ایم

و لحظه‌ی شلیک است.آنقدر لحظه‌ی شلیک‌ است که اتفاق را می‌بینیم.حتی میبینیم که شلیک شکارچی را به  کمی به عقب پرتاب کرده است اما زمان را نه. آنقدر نزدیک که اتفاق ‌کاملاً در برمان می‌گیرد.و ما دیگر نمی‌توانیم از منظره مراقبت کنیم.کار از کار گذشته است. منظره نابود شده ‌است و ما جزئی از منظره بوده ایم.


وحید شریفیان

Final scenes

Final scenes are prospects we might have seen many times, yet something about them clearly expresses an end. They are the moments between and right before an event. The event is usually at the very edge, and by edge I don’t mean a regular one like a cliff and its goal isn’t something like life. It’s a mysterious thing or expanse and the aim is the landscape itself, even if an uninvited guest might have occupied the space for itself.

A rare event that isn’t obvious from the first moment, like a rock that suddenly appears right behind the bend. It exists, waits. It isn’t alien with the whole expanse, it’s part of it or could be part of it, and this disrupts the whole atmosphere. A space in which our eyes stroll safely and suddenly everything is under the control of that other “thing”.

A thing that accompanied us and the landscape or it slowly joined in at some point and is now too close, holding us in and involving us in the moment. Like sleep, it enwraps. The distance is little and everything becomes insecure except for what is about to happen. The small or large part of a scene that we have come to believe and have faith in chokes us. It intends to suffocate us and we have become aware of it. Alas, it is too late. It is only moments away from the happening and nothing can be done. It is so close that we can even see the disaster. We are sat beside the hunter and it is the time to shoot. It is so the time to shoot that we see it happen. We even see the hunter thrown back by the force of the shot, but not the time.  It is so near that the event closes on us completely and we can no longer watch the scene. It’s too late. The scene is destroyed and we were part of it…

Vahid Sharifian

Translation by Sara Shabanazad


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