Jonathan hobin: in the playroom

14 Oct

‘in the playroom’ by canadian photographer and art director jonathan hobin is a series of images that depict children reenacting major current events and headlines of our time. including major news items such as 9/11, hurricane katrina, the north korean missiles, and the jonbenét ramsey trials, the collection juxtaposes the often devastating themes with the high-spirited setting of a kid’s playroom.

utilizing relevant props – dolls, plastic toys, stuffed animals – with bright and playful backdrops, the images are eerily innocent and unsettling in their motif. at once bold and uncomfortable, the series delineates the question of how far our current cultural climate alters and infiltrates our society.  (Text taken from Designboom site)


To check more artworks from JH click here: http://www.jhobin.com/

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