Thursday, August 18, 2011

Where the children sleep

Kaya, 4, Tokyo apartment
Jasmine, 4, lives in a large country house in Kentucky
A 4 year old Romanian, who with his family, sleeps on a mattress on the outskirts of Rome
Nine year old Dong shares a room with his whole family
Indira, 7, one room house in Katmandu, Nepal 
Roathy, 8, lives with his family on the top of a dump on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tvzika, 9, lives with his brother in this communal bed in an apartment a gated Orthodox community

When James Mollison set about to raise money for a childrens charity he wanted to avoid the usual swollen bellies, pleasing eyes and toothy grins. Instead he chose to photograph children from all over the world, and how different each circumstance can be. You can see more about the book here.

1 comment:

  1. This is eye-opening amazing. Wow! Everyone should see this for sure! I have to check out this book. Thanks for sharing.