Metaphysical Resistant experiments with symbol, barrier, and self-representation through photography and paint. The resulting lines, circles, and triangles block parts of the photographed bodies, while smears from multiple erasure lines leave traces of the past that are open for interpretation. Olfatmanesh was drawn to the promise of freedom and all of the possibility that comes with it. And yet, like so many people of colour, they experienced what felt like a restrictive metaphysical frustration with boundaries.