The Father Tapes
Video Series, 2008-2010
Exhibited at Bowery Poetry Club curated by Karen Finley, Trestle Gallery, Experimental Station, and South by Southwest Film Festival.
The Father Tapes series is an exploration of memory, heritage, and Khoshbin embodying her father, a Baha’i Iranian immigrant who lived in Texas, in order to discover the overlap and divergence of their experiences. Below are testimonial-style videos from the series in which Khoshbin asked her father a question and the record of his response became the script she performed. The questions are: How do you feel about the holidays? Were you good at math? Could there be an Iranian-American president?