James Mollison



ISBN: 9781597113076 Category:

James Mollison


James Mollison’s photo projects are defined by smart, original concepts applied to serious social and environmental themes. For his latest book, Playground, Mollison photographs children at play in their school playgrounds, inspired by memories of his own childhood and interested in how we all learn to negotiate relationships and our place in the world through play. For each picture, Mollison sets up his camera during school break time, making multiple frames and then composing each final photograph from several scenes, in which he finds revealing “play” narratives. With photographs from rich and poor schools, in countries including Argentina, Bhutan, Bolivia, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Nepal, Norway, Sierra Leone, the United Kingdom, and the U.S., Mollison also provides access for readers of all ages to issues of global diversity and inequality.

Additional information

Weight 1264 g
Dimensions 24.8 x 32.7 cm
Publisher name Aperture Foundation
Publication date 1 July 2015
Number of pages 134
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.8 x 32.7 cm
Weight 1264 g


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