35”-35” Pigment Print 27 images, 1 motion Image on TV, 2016- 17
Falling in love is part of our nature. But there are social rules put in place that get in the way of two lovers of different religious backgrounds. People of two faiths are required to get married according to special laws. Sometimes one partner converts, leaving behind their own religion and religious community, for the sake of being together with their loved ones. The threat of murder, suicide, honor killing, and estrangement follow these couples. But they brave it all out to be together. These lovers are fighting to live together, to love and coexist, setting an example for larger society. In this photo series, I’ve made portraits of these courageous couples in order to bring their issue to light.