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School Pictures

written by: Sa Schloff

I first became interested in photographing inside schools about seven years ago. I was finishing up projects in which I had photographed my contemporaries dressed up as imaginary historical figures and also taken architectural shots inside houses whose décor had gone out of style. Specifically, I was interested in modernist spaces, as this was the near-ubiquitous style when I was going to grade school, and was a style that was self- consciously new. By the time the millennium rolled around, much of this design was showing its age. Yet aside from this wear, many school rooms were unaltered, almost completely Read more »