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Peter De Ru: Sven
by Peter De Ru
Publisher's Description
Sven, now aged 88, has lived for his entire life in the village of Boda, southwest of Stockholm, and lives in the house that his father built in 1925. This absorbing and thought-provoking photographic essay documents Sven’s daily life, routines and surroundings through 34 full-colour photographs presented bound in this handsome edition. Through engagement with Sven’s life, the viewer becomes conscious of different existential aspects such as the passage of time and the choice individuals face in the course of a lifetime.

Shortlisted for best book at the Arles Contemporary Book Award 2009
ISBN: 9197696625
Publisher: Journal
Hardcover : 72 pages
Language: English
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