The Inner Gaze in Artistic Practice
Documentation 1: Photo - Notes about The Self
Writing in my mother-tounge Farsi in order to get an alternative perspective on my thoughts.
Trying to figure out who I am and who/what is observing that which I am. Is there something observing that which is observing?
Documentation 2: Photo - Sketching the inner & the outer senses
Documentation 3: Photo - A chart over my life identifying major
Mirroring my physical senses with the internal equivalents of them.
Exploring eye-sight vs. visualization,
hearing with the ears vs. hearing imaginative sounds, tasting with my taste-buds vs. imagining a taste like e.g.
the taste of a lemon and feeling a texture of an object vs. feeling a sensation like loneliness.
Mirroring physical activity vs. thinking/imagination/dreaming.
Documentation 4: Photo - A sketch trying to figure out the function of the inner gaze
1. Light hit my eyes, transforms to signals to bran.
2. Brain translating signals to quail in phenomenal consciousness defining a color
3.Reflective consciousness evaluating the color
4. Inner glaze witnessing the process
Documentation 5: SAFOURA Replay Episode 2
Documantion 6: VIDEO - Behind the scenes
Documantion 7: VIDEO - SAFOURA & RANA singing RAMESH
Documantion 8: VIDEO - SAFOURA Eldfesten 2021
Documentation 9: Audio - Nils-Petter Ankarblom
”I would say I use my inner vision or my inner gaze anytime I have to have a full understanding of what’s needed from me s a music making person.”
Documentation 10: Audio - Negar Zarassi
”It’s not always very clear to me what kind of picture it is but I know it’s different from what I see in front of my eye.”
Documentation 11: Audio - Adam Gardelin
”I would more describe my inner gaze as something I hear.”
Documentation 12: Audio - Johanna Ställberg
TV Producer/Filmmaker/Film Director/Artist
”…that would be the part of me
that I’m maybe not showing anyone else.”
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