This photograph belongs to the series 'Conversations.' Evoking Dutch still-life as inspiration, these beautiful, contemporary tabletops contemplate technology's implications upon human interaction and memory. Shared meals with friends and family throughout Europe and America celebrate intimacy and culture in today's frenetic, always-connected lifestyle. Vida and Naser have been decades-long friends. At their energetic dinner parties we've come to warmly anticipate traditional, delicious Persian dishes. Saffron, rose petals,cardamom, and sliced pistachios comprise an assortment of tastes and textures. This contemporary photograph captures the experience of having diverse, beloved friends in one's life.