Life goes on for Cat Child, Snake Father, Mother Dog and the rest. (The pet perspective).

Cat Child, Snake Father, Mother Dog  and their loved ones need to continue with their lives despite of the change from human into animal. Click on the pictures to see how each story… Continue reading

Themes: Learning // Unlearning

Learning is about receiving, accepting, understanding the world through the prism of our education. Unlearning is about rejecting, subverting, understanding the world through the prism of our own experience. In school, we didn’t… Continue reading

Pope Francis as Jorge Mario Bergoglio

 

Chino Otsuka: Imagine Finding Me

“If, again I have a chance to meet, there is so much I want to ask and so much I want to tell” Series of pictures of Japanese London–based photographer Chino Otsuka where she… Continue reading

Snake Father: the pet perspective

Here is Snake Father, a graphic story. It is a follow up to Mother Dog and Cat Child:

Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, as a child.

Grown up adventure playground

In 2009, Tate Modern opened an installation called Bodyspacemotionthings, a replication of Robert Morris’ 1971 work Neo Classic, at which these photos were taken. The 1971 exhibition stayed open for just four days and… Continue reading

Swing by Isabel Pina Ferreira

Sculpture by London-based Portuguese person Isabel Pina Ferreira.

Themes: Play

Play is really important. It’s serious. Vital. Educational psychologists will monitor and analyse a child’s play. Grown-up psychologists will ask you what you do ‘for fun’ (read: how do you play?). In the… Continue reading

Emma & Fabian, by Emma

“F*** me, I’m famous.” That’s how 11 year-old Fabian usually greets me, and I usually answer, “No, thank you,” because I want my students to learn polite English. His real name isn’t Fabian,… Continue reading

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, current Mayor of London, as a child.

Cat Child: THE PET PERSPECTIVE…

Here is Cat Child, a graphic story. It is a follow up to Mother Dog. 

Storytelling / Child perspectives

A gallery of writings by a 9 year old London girl.

What stands between Putin and the people is his adulthood

Above: Putin as a boy. Below: a rag doll of Putin used in the Maslenica ritual during an eco-protest in Russia, later burnt. The writing says: “I don´t give a fuck about you”. There is… Continue reading

Mother Dog: the pet perspective…

Here is Mother Dog, the beginning of graphic stories about human and pet relationships…

GoldieBlox: FAKING the breaking of gender stereotypes

There is a new board game on the market. It is called GoldieBlox – a building set for girls aimed to inspire “future female engineers”. Game developer Debbie Sterling designed GoldieBlox to combine young girls’… Continue reading

Themes: Futurology

Our actions now shape the world around us. The world around us shapes us as children. The children of now become the adults of the future. What might that future look like? Humanity’s… Continue reading

QuattrOcchi by Dossofiorito

Dossofiorito design collaboration was started in Verona in the autumn of 2012 by Livia Rossi and Gianluca Giabardo. This year they released a new project in collaboration with design curators UovoKids. QuattrOcchi is… Continue reading

Tim Hussin – Kids with guns

Here is an interesting photographic film by American artist Tim Hussin. Boys playing with guns.

Politicians as children

Up there on their peaks of power, politicians are the epitome of adulthood. Powerful, decisive, important. We want to turn back time and present them as children, freshly hatched. Why are we doing… Continue reading

Themes: Gender

Blue is for boys, pink is for girls. Yeah? We don’t think so. We believe that every young boy or girl should be free to colour themselves in with the biggest set of… Continue reading

Introducing FLOCKZINE

Hello. Welcome to FLOCKZINE, a collaboration between Rada Lewis and Lizzy Burt. It exists at the moment as a blog, and we’ll be publishing a quarterly magazine, with the changing seasons. FLOCKZINE is… Continue reading