Classroom Portraits – Fotos von Klassenzimmern aus aller Welt

Julian Germain hat rund 450 Klassenzimmer in 20 Ländern fotografiert. Einen Teil davon gibts auf seiner Webseite. Außerdem ist unter dem Titel "Classroom Portraits" ein Fotoband zum Projekt erschienen.
"… the power of the images is in their direct connection to the viewer. We remember our own schooldays and wonder what happened to our own classmates. By presenting different pupils, different schools, different year groups, Germain asks questions about contemporary educational practices and social divisions. Already we can imagine the life trajectories of some of these young people. Here are faces full of hope and promise. Here also, is the silent threat of failure. Aspiration competes with apathy ..."
(via Brain Pickings)
blog comments powered by Disqus