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When I started to live in the graveyard, my own blood family thought I was crazy and admitted me to the mental asylum. I came here because I could not bear the false glamor of city life. I hated the pretense that people put on, from the series "Myself Mona Ahmed"

A work made of gelatin silver print, edition 5/7.
© 1996-2003 Dayanita Singh.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, edition 5/7.

Date:

1998, printed 2008

Artist:

Dayanita Singh
Indian, born 1961

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Dayanita Singh

Title

When I started to live in the graveyard, my own blood family thought I was crazy and admitted me to the mental asylum. I came here because I could not bear the false glamor of city life. I hated the pretense that people put on, from the series "Myself Mona Ahmed"

Place

India (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1998

Medium

Gelatin silver print, edition 5/7

Dimensions

30.5 × 45.7 cm (12 × 18 in., image); 40.6 × 50.8 cm (16 × 20 in., paper)

Credit Line

Photography Associates and Contemporary Art Discretionary Funds

Reference Number

2013.131.11

Copyright

© 1996-2003 Dayanita Singh.

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