Arash Nassiri, born in 1986, lives in Paris. Several prizes, incl. the Short Film Award RISC, Marseille, France Art Video Grand Prize of Côté-Court, Paris (both 2014). Exhibitions in the Panorama 15 & 16 at Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing 2013 and 2014; 5th Triennal of young creation, Istanbul 2010 et al.
(FRA/IRN 2014, 18’ 9’’, Farsi)
Two large cities, Tehran and Los Angeles, are superimposed in the truest sense of the word: While the camera flies over the nightly behemoth that is Southern California, Iranian emigrants talk about their homeland. The past of the Middle East overlaps with a vision of the future Western world.