Until Death Do Us Part

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  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part
  • Until Death Do Us Part

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Until Death Do Us Part by Thomas Sauvin 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. This publication pays homage to a tradition in which love and death walk hand in hand. 

The 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. Published by Jiazazhi, 2017.

Hardcover in cigarette box slipcase, 108pg. Color.

2.25" x 3.5"

Third Edition