The Tour is an attempt to provoke and inquire further into the persistent image of and desire for the ‘Orient’ in our collective imagination. Through a series of photographic images, Iverson takes viewers on a visual quest for knowledge of the Orient, the historical truths, reluctant dreams, and overlapping times of being there. With Egypt and the Levant as magnetic focal points for Iverson, the series creates a quiet yet unsettling relationship between past and present, inhabitants and spaces, locals and visitors. Iverson’s work documents the fantastical nature of what were once real figures living in real times against the...
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