June 28, 2015

Children Standing Around Playgrounds Photobook

James_Mollison_PLAYGROUND.jpg

I'd seen the link to this before, but hadn't clicked through until dt reader Erik sent it along tonight. Photographer James Mollison has traveled the world to show what playgrounds look like, or more precisely, to show what masses of kids photoshopped to fill empty spaces look like.

For instance, though it appears to be a deleted Agent Smith fight scene from Matrix: Revolutions, this school in the UK uses its courtyard to deliver beatings and tauntings that will prepare boys for careers at sea. Rum, sodomy and the lash and all that, I guess. Cheerio!

James Mollison's Playground is an exhibition and a photobook by Aperture [aperture.org]
What Playgrounds Look Like Around The World [wired via dt reader erik]

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