Posts Tagged "children"

March 7, 2011

Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.

The land of the Children of the Forest.

The land of two people (the Karen and the Mon) who live without recognition or rights. The Chidlren of the Forest initiative aims to provide protection, education and assistance to those who need it most.

This project, as featured on Behance—is one that will take your breath away without knowing any details of the story. It’s an homage to the invisible good that happen in this world. It pulls at one’s reality and makes it shed a few layers.

Please read the whole story behind the featured photographs.
Thank you, photographer Thomas Cristofoletti, residing in Madrid and killing it from over there.

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November 19, 2010

Nightmare fodder: Two Centuries of Children’s book illustration

The Public Library does it again, folks. This week I found William Feaver’s When We Were Young, Two Centuries of Children’s Book Illustration and it was like seeing Gremlins for the first time in second grade. I didn’t sleep.

Regardless, the book is a fascinating collection of what kids across the universe were looking at by firelight years ago. The image above is by Heinrich Hoffman and the caption reads, “‘Ah!” said Mamma, “I knew he’d come to naughty little suck-a-thumb.”‘ Dang, Hoffman!

More illustrations after the jump.

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