“U.S. Customs Demands to Know” | 2013 - ongoing

LED lit packages (corrugated plastic), dimensions variable

Packages received from Iran over the course of the various projects’ research and under the imposed U.S. Sanctions on Iran. The project, which started in 2013 will continue, with the number of packages increasing for as long as the US Sanctions on Iran are in place.

The total number of packages as of August 2021 stands at 19.

photos: Gelare Khoshgozaran & Karen Asher

Connecting a Divided World: A Brief History of Iran’s Postal System”, Kimia Maleki, Ajam Media Collective | July 2022