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Where Children Sleep

What does your bedroom look like? What is on your walls, in your desk, and in your closet? What does this all say about you?

James Mollison is a photograpger who went around the world photographing children and their bedrooms to see what it might reveal about their world and ours:

Jivan, 4, New York, USA
Indira, 7, Kathmandu, Nepal
Lamine, 12, Bounkiling Village, Senegal
Bilal, 6, Wadi Abu Hindi, The West Bank
Douha, 10, Hebron, West Bank
Hang, 5, Beijing, China
Jyoti, 14, Makwanpur, Nepal
Tristan, 7, New York, USA
Roathy, 8, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Prena, 14, Kathmandu, Nepal

Mollison writes this about his new book:

"When Fabrica asked me to come up with an idea for engaging with children’s rights, I found myself thinking about my bedroom: how significant it was during my childhood, and how it reflected what I had and who I was."

Your phyisical surroundings can tell a story about you. Try visually documenting your room, or house, or your grandparents house. Chances are that over time these spaces will change.

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