Documentary Photography: Where children sleep

"Where children sleep» (Where Children Sleep) - a project of the journalist Chris Booth (Chris Boot) and photographer James Mollison (James Mollison) from the United States.
Four-Jasmine (Jazzy) lives in a big house in the countryside of Kentucky, USA, with his parents and three brothers. The bedroom is full of Jasmine crowns and belts, which she won at a beauty contest. She has participated in more than 100 competitions. Jazzy dreams of becoming a rock star.

Four-Kaya lives with his parents in a small apartment in Tokyo, Japan. Her bedroom from floor to ceiling lined with dolls and clothing. All clothes Kai - 30 dresses and coats, 30 pairs of shoes and numerous wigs - does her mother. But when Kai goes to school - she has to wear a school uniform. Pet products girls - meat, potatoes, strawberries and peaches. When he grows up, Kaya wants to draw cartoons.

Home to the boy and his family became a mattress in a field on the outskirts of Rome, Italy. To buy tickets for the bus from Romania to Italy, they begged. Arriving in Rome, they camped on private land, and the police threw them out. These people have no documents, so they can not get a legal job. The boy's parents wash their car windows at traffic lights. None of the family never went to school.

Nine-year-Dong lives in the province of Yunnan in southwest China with his parents, sister and grandparents. He sleeps in the same room with her sister and parents. The family has a plot of land on which they grow rice and sugar cane. Dong School is 20 minutes from home. He loves to write and sing. In the evening, Dong usually spends one hour of homework, and one spends watching television. Dong wanted to become a police officer.

Seven Years Indira lives with his parents, brother and sister in Kathmandu, Nepal. In their house only one room with one bed and one mattress. The children sleep on a mattress on the floor. The family is very poor - everyone must work. In three years, Indira works for the local granite quarries, along with other 150 children. Indira works six hours a day, and then - the mother helps with housework. She also goes to school - to her home on 30 minutes. Her favorite food - noodles. Indira dreams of becoming a dancer.


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