This piece is dedicated to a good friend and eternal sister, Samaneh Sadaghiani.
One day, Samaneh showed our group of friends a photo of her teenage room in the early 90s. On the wall was a poster of an alien surrounded with mushrooms, which she wished she hadn’t parted ways with. Samaneh’s comment inspired Khalid with an idea for a gift.
It took many hours of research, and a lot more hours to piece together fragmented images of the original poster. Then the newly recreated image took on a life of its own. Layers upon layers of details were altered and added.
Elements from some of Samaneh’s favourite things were infused into the work, including aesthetics of the Persian Empire and a shared love for Ferangis (and their Rules of Acquisition) from Star Trek.
In collaboration with illustrator Lily Le.
Limited edition of 10.
Hand signed and numbered.
Frame not included.
The 1st belongs to Samaneh - the inspiration behind this work.
The 2nd belongs to Khalid - the artist.
The remaining are available for acquisition by discerning collectors of the art, psilocybin, and Star Trek's artifacts.