In The Name of God, head down, hands up, hands to knees, head down, hands to floor. forehead to floor, several breaths here, head up, hands to knees, hands up.
Visually, the Namâz is a spatially organized and choreographed ceremony. Those praying are positioned in rows forming a grid. Each individual’s space is defined by their rectangular mat. Human forms lose their distinction. Yet the spaces in between those praying become pronounced. There is an organic aesthetic that emerges from these spaces between humans. There is also a synthetic visual – the fabrics and colors of people’s clothes. There is a juxtaposition.