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Portfolio - Sweet Life, Chapter 1- Life is Elsewhere
Sohrab Hura
Everything turns problematic, questionable, subject of analysis and doubt: Progress and Revolution. Youth. Motherhood. Even Man. And also Poetry...

Life is Elsewhere (Milan Kundera)


It was in the summer of 1999 when my mother was diagnosed with an acute case of Paranoid Schizophrenia. I was 17 then. The doctors, in retrospect, had said that she had already started developing the symptoms many years prior to that. Symptoms that nobody had noticed. But it was the break up with my father that caused her condition to suddenly come alive and then deteriorate. Over the years, the walls of our...

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Quote by Milan Kundera.
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Writing from 2008.
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India. 2006. In my mother's room; where a painting was hung once,...
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India. 2009.
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India. 2009.
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India. 2007/2008.
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India. 2006. Ma smokes incessantly. On her bad days sometimes...
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India. 2009. The nightwear she was wearing on one of the occasions...
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India. 2009.
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India. 2009. Elsa.
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India. 2009. Ma getting ready to have her medication.
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India. 2009. An old photograph of Ma. She had not been photographed...
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India. 2010. When I returned home after a long time.
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India. Elsa, the darling of the house. When my mother is not...
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India. 2009. Ma and Elsa.
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India. 2009.
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India. 2010. When she wasn't well she'd have many locks on the...
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India. 2008.
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India. 2007. My first time playing Holi in Vrindavan.
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India. 2005. Early morning in Benares. The Little girl and her...
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India. 2007. Stormy sea at Elliots Beach.
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India. 2008. Ani and Suniera, Varkala.
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India. 2009. Ani
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India. 2008. Ani and Suneira, Varkala.
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India. 2006.
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India. 2007.
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India. 2007. Ani.
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India. 2007. Ani.
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India. 2008.
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France. 2009.
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India. 2008.
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India. 2007.
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India. 2010. Ani.
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France. 2010. Francoise, the neighbourhood cat.
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France. 2010. Marine.
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Cambodia. 2008. Sean.
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Cambodia. 2008. Yusuke.
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Cambodia. 2007. A.
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India. 2009. “The Dog.”
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Cambodia. 2011. Dogs in Banlung.
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India. 2007.
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India. 2010. Along the Ganges.
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India. 2009.
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Cambodia. 2007.
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Cambodia. 2007.
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Cambodia. 2008.
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India. 2009.
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The Netherlands. 2009. Rebecca.
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