Project Misplaces chronicles the wacky adventures of the fictional character Simon (Soleyman) Ordoubadi, a megalomaniacal Iranian immigrant to the United States. The series takes the form of advertisements in Farsi-language periodicals in Los Angeles, published over the course of several months in 2003, as well as flyers distributed in the streets of California during the same period. It turns out that, before moving the United States, Houman Mortazavi worked for an ad agency in Tehran.
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