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Vasantha Yogananthan - Early Times




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Hardcover cloth bound, first edition of 1.600 copies, signed. Graphic design by Kummer&Herrman, text by Anjali Raghbeer, illustrations by Mahalaxmi & Shantanu Das.

„Early Times is the first chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan’s long-term project A Myth of Two Souls, which offers a contemporary retelling of The Ramayana. A seven-chapter tale first recorded by the Sanskrit poet Valmiki around 300 BC, The Ramayana is one of the founding epics of Hindu mythology.
Since 2013, Yogananthan has been travelling from north to south India, retracing the itinerary of the epic’s heroes. Between fiction and reality, he deliberately blurs the lines through multiple aesthetic approaches: colour, black and white, hand-painted and illustrated photographs are interspersed with vernacular images to compose the layers of this timeless story.
This first book addresses the beginnings: it tells of the youth and education of Rama, son of King Dasharatha, and of Sita, daughter of King Janaka, who do not yet know each other but are destined to meet and fall in love. The Ramayana has been continuously rewritten and reinterpreted through time, and for Yoganathan’s book has been retold by Indian writer Anjali Raghbeer. Yogananthan commissioned Mahalaxmi & Shantanu Das, Indian artists specialising in the tradition of Madhubani painting, to create original illustrations for display alongside his photographic work.
A Myth of Two Souls will be published in seven photobooks between 2016-2019, one per chapter of the epic.“

Order at Chose Commune.

 

Pages: 104
Place: France
Year: 2016
Publisher: Chose Commune
Size: 25 x 31 cm (approx.)

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