Be Hers Be Mine

by Djamila Grossman
Be Hers Be Mine
  • ISBN-13: 9783868289138
  • Author(s): Djamila Grossman
  • Photographs by: Djamila Grossman, Tom Licht
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
  • Imprint: Kehrer Verlag
  • Publication Date: 27-06-2019
  • Format: h/b

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£35.00
After eight years and numerous failed attempts to get pregnant, a Swiss couple decide to have their baby born by surrogacy. Although it is banned in Switzerland, they ask a woman in the USA to carry their child in her womb. Photographers Tom Licht and Djamila Grossman describe the journey of the couple and the reasons behind their decision. They join the parents for the child's birth in Wisconsin, USA, because they are intrigued by the questions their story offers. The complexity of the topic is reflected in documentary-style sequences, still-life motifs, portraits, documents, and interviews.
About the book

After eight years and numerous failed attempts to get pregnant, a Swiss couple decide to have their baby born by surrogacy. Although it is banned in Switzerland, they ask a woman in the USA to carry their child in her womb. Photographers Tom Licht and Djamila Grossman describe the journey of the couple and the reasons behind their decision. They join the parents for the child's birth in Wisconsin, USA, because they are intrigued by the questions their story offers. The complexity of the topic is reflected in documentary-style sequences, still-life motifs, portraits, documents, and interviews.