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Art and Design, Daily Thought

Where Children Sleep: Fotografi oleh James Mollison

What the Amazon rainforest has to do with the Kaisut Desert and Fifth Avenue luxury.

berbasis fotografi dokumenter. james mollison merangkai karya essai : where children sleep. mengeksplorasi keberagaman, dan tajamnya kontras perbedaan kehidupan anak anak di seluruh dunia melalui potret kamar tidur mereka. proyek ini di mulai dengan tujuan memperjuangkan hak hak anak dan berlanjut menjadi bahan perenungan publik terhadap kemiskinan dan hak asasi manusia, khususnya anak anak di daerah tambang batu nepal.

mungkin yang menarik dari buku ini adalah anak anak usia 9-13 tahun bisa melihat keberagaman budaya dari anak anak di seluruh dunia. dan bagi audiens dewasa, sebagai suatu essai yang menyentuh hak hak asasi manusia.

7-year-old Indira works at a granite quarry and lives in a one-room house near Katmandu, Nepal, with her parents, brother and sister.
4-year-old Jasmine has participated in over 100 child beauty pageants and lives in a large house in the Kentucky countryside.
4-year-old Romanian boy who shares a mattress with his family in the outskirts of Rome.
8-year-old Justin plays football, basketball and baseball. He lives in a four-bedroom house in New Jersey.
Alyssa lives in a small wooden house with her family in Appalachia.
8-year-old Ahkohxet belongs to the Kraho tribe and lives in Brazil’s Amazon basin.
9-year-old Dong shares a room with his parents, sister and grandfather, growing rice and sugar cane in China’s Yunnan Province.
9-year-old Delanie aspires to be a fashion designer and lives with her parents and younger siblings in a large house in New Jersey.
9-year-old Tsvika and his siblings share a bedroom in an apartment in the West Bank, in a gated Orthodox Jewish community known as Beitar Illit.
9-year-old Jamie shares a top-floor apartment on New York’s Fifth Avenue with his parents and three siblings. The family’s two other homes are in Spain and the Hamptons.
10-year-old Ryuta is a champion sumo-wrestler living in Tokyo with his family.
12-year-old Lamine sleeps in a room shared with several other boys in the Koranic school in their Senegalese village.
11-year-old Joey, who killed his first deer when he was seven, lives in Kentucky with his family.
14-year-old Irkena is a member of the semi-nomadic Rendille tribe in Kenya and lives with his mother in a temporary homestead in the Kaisut Desert.
14-year-old Prena is a domestic worker in Nepal and lives in a cell-like room in the attic of the house where she works in Katmandu.
14-year-old Erien slept on the floor of her favela abode in Rio de Janeiro until the late stages of her pregnancy.
15-year-old Risa is training to be a geisha and shares a teahouse with 13 women in Kyoto, Japan.

From the start, I didn’t want it just to be about ‘needy children’ in the developing world, but rather something more inclusive, about children from all types of situations. It seemed to make sense to photograph the children themselves, too, but separately from their bedrooms, using a neutral background.” ~ James Mollison

Mollisey is represented by MAP and Flatland Gallery, and published by Chris Boot

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About Reksa Lumina

sceptical and calm. enjoy nature just as much as the animals and people who arte with it. i am intact with myself and have much pride.

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