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

Until Death Us Do Part

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Until Death Us Do 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