An Eye-Opening Look At School Playgrounds Around The World

April 9, 2015 12:36 PM

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An Eye-Opening Look At School Playgrounds Around The World

For some of us, the word "playground" conjures images of slides, swings, sand boxes and monkey bars. However, for kids living in the West Bank, recess looks very different from those attending school at a prep school in the United Kingdom, or in Sierra Leone. From the structures and grounds beneath their feet to the uniforms draped across their bodies, there are infinite particularities embedded in the idea of "free play."

Photographer James Mollison gives us a glimpse of the many ways children let loose in his photography book, and accompanying exhibition, Playground. Capturing tableaux of recreation in locales including Argentina, Bhutan, Bolivia, India, Italy, Japan and Nepal, Mollison captures a vivid snapshot of ...

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