Until Death Do Us Part by Thomas Sauvin
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Until Death Do Us Part focuses on the unexpected role cigarettes play in Chinese weddings. As a token of appreciation, it is customary for the bride to light a cigarette for each and every man invited. The bride and the groom are then invited to play some cigarette-smoking games o f an unprecedented ingenuousness. This publication pays homage to a tradition in which love and death walk hand in hand.
These photos come from the Beijing Silvermine project, an archive of half a million negatives salvaged over the years from a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing.
Size53 x 83 x 21mm
108 pages, paperback, Hardcover, with a cigarette box
Second Edition: 2000 published in Sep 2015
|Dimensions||15 × 11 × 6 cm|