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Sohrab Hura
Life is Elsewhere (SIGNED with Bruce Lee quote), copy#371/600

Photographs, text and design by Sohrab Hura

Ugly Dog, 2015

Edition of 600 numbered copies (out of print)

Hardcover with dust jacket

144 pp., b/w illustrated throughout

165 x 200 mm

ISBN 978-93-5196-415-5

Item #1045

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"This is a document of life, love, and in particular, of Hura’s mother’s mental illness. The black and white contrast is familiar but the themes of family sorrows, regrets and the discovery of new love are heartfelt and moving."

"Life is Elsewhere is a journal of my life, my family, my love, my friends, my travels, my sheer need to experience all that is about to disappear and so in a way I’m attempting to connect my own life with the world that I see with a hope to find my reality in it. Life is Elsewhere is a book of contradictions and of doubts and understandings and of laughter and forgetting in which I am trying to constantly question myself by simply documenting the broken fragments of my life which might seem completely disconnected to one another on their own. But I hope that in time I am able to piece together this wonderful jigsaw puzzle called life. And this journey will perhaps lead to reconciliation with my own life."  Sohrab Hura

Life is Elsewhere focuses on Hura's relationship with his mother, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, and is the first part of a 'two-chapter' personal project called Sweet Life (2005-2014). Sohrab Hura was born in1981 in a small town called Chinsurah in West Bengal, India. He is Magnum Photos latest nominee.

Read more:

British Journal of Photography (interview)Invisible Photographer Asia (interview), The New Yorker, Collector Daily (review)

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