“There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless. In any case, the instant she turned, smiled and waved to the young lifeguard (who couldn’t control himself and burst out laughing), she was unaware of her age. The essence of her charm, independent of time, revealed itself for a second in that gesture and dazzled me. I was strangely moved. And then the word Agnès entered my mind. Agnès. I had never known a woman by that name.” – Milan Kundera, Immortality, Chapter 1: The Face, Section 1, (1988).
For Disclosed #17 Sara Rajaei presents a selection of these drawings and preparatory studies completed between 2016 and 2018.