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The Garden In Every Childhood

2009 International Photography Exhibition
“The Garden In Every Childhood”
Location: Mahalakshi, Mumbai, India – December, 2008
Photographer: Bunty Mistry
University Affliation: Undergraduate Student
Category: People
Award: 3rd Place

In the artist's own words: “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.”  A garden is a place for children anywhere in the world, a place where the frst sense of freedom rushes through. It is a place isolated from the harsh world and its cruelty and a playground of innocence. In a country such as India, especially in the congestion of Mumbai, many children don't have the fortune to even see a formal garden. But the creativity of children allows them to make their own gardens, wherever they may be in the world, as the boy in the picture has done.”