Farhad Moshiri has created a beautiful installation titled, “Life Is Beautiful”. What you might not see at first glance is that this fantastic installation is created using hundreds of knives which are stabbed directly into the wall. Of course, the knives are a symbolic representation of the statement alone which is full of paradox and sarcastic value. I can only ponder what approach Farhad took that allowed him to insert the knifes with such precision. The use of everyday objects, which on occasion can turn to become lethal weapons, reveals the underlying sarcastic ambiguity of Farhad’s statement.
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