Living on/in

Sohrab Samsam

For years, Persian Carpets have played a role far beyond mere decoration or flooring in Iranian homes. Many everyday interactions and a significant part of Iranian culture have taken shape on these rugs. Extensive research and numerous projects have explored the aesthetics of carpets, but this crucial layer of the lived experience of rugs has remained locked away. sets of images representing moments in life on rugs have been fed into an AI, creating a dataset that reveals a mosaic of thousands of events that could have occurred on these rugs, in the form of a Persian Carpet.

Andre Chilat