Olivia Arthur

Nightswimmers On Diwali

About The Artist

Olivia is a London-based photographer who has worked for many years on the East-West cultural divide. 

On 8th April 1961 the MV Dara, a ship carrying passengers between India, Pakistan and the Gulf, sank just off the port of Dubai. An estimated 238 people lost their lives. Some bodies were never found and relatives of the missing continue to this day to search for their loved ones. Stranger imagines a survivor returning to Dubai fifty years later, and what they would see.


Olivia Arthur, 'Nightswimmers On Diwali'

Framed photography print.

From an edition of 5, published by Fishbar.

76 x 76cm