Exile (*signed*)

@ Yogananthan, Vasantha

979-109638304-7

New

Presentation by Chose Commune :

"Exile is the third 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, hand-painted and illustrated photographs are interspersed with vernacular images to compose the layers of this timeless story.

The end of chapter two announces that Rama is banished from the kingdom, forced to live in exile during fourteen years. The third chapter tells about Rama's life in the forest, where he is joined by Sita and his brother Lakshmana. The Ramayana has been continuously rewritten and reinterpreted through time, and for Yoganathan's book has been retold by Indian writer Arshia Sattar.

A Myth of Two Souls will be published by Chose Commune in seven photobooks between 2016-2020, one per chapter of the epic."

Text in French and English ny Arshia Sattar.

Design : Kummer&Herrman. Softcover with flaps, Japanese binding (pages printed on one side only, folded and uncut).

192 pages - Softcover

Chose Commune, 2017

Format : 24.5 x 30 cm

*Signed*

New - Mint condition

Warning: Last books in stock!

$47.71

  • Presentation by Chose Commune : "Dandaka is the fourth 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...

    $53.01
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • .Last 2 copies. Publisher's presentation : "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,...

    $79.51
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • .Sold out. Presentation by Chose Commune : " Howling Winds is the fifth 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 and has been...

  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " The story behind 78 tells of a promise kept after the passing of the Japanese master of photography Issei Suda, to publish a book with an original approach. Although the project originated in January 2019, 78 presents a selection of unseen photographs selected from the Suda archive in November 2019. Shot between 1971 and...

    $58.31
    In Stock
  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " Amour diaries photographer Claudine Doury's thirty year quest along the banks of the Amur River in Russia. She journeyed along its banks in 1991, 1997 and 2018, making images that meet together in this book. As generations pass, the surroundings of the river shift and the traditions of the Siberian-descended people –...

    $44.53
    In Stock
  • .Back in stock.Presentation by Chose Commune: "Astres noirs is the debut book for both Katrin Koenning and Sarker Protick, artists who live thousands of miles apart and whose peculiar photographic wanderings create a hauntingly beautiful dialogue. This book presents photographs taken on mobile phone cameras, devices used to capture their everyday in an...

    $53.01
    Add to cart
    Out of stock