style=”text-align: justify;”>Take a look at these youngsters! “Smoking Youngsters” is a mission by photographer Frieke Janssens. She took youngsters aged 4 to 9, and dressed them up as grownup stereotypes… and gave them smokes. Nicely, not actual ones – it’s all chalk or cheese sticks and smoke from incense – nevertheless it seems sensible sufficient.
style=”text-align: justify;”>Janssens was impressed by a video of a smoking Indonesian 2-year-old and he or she needed to attract consideration to the variations between smoking in western and jap cultures. “The aesthetics of smoke and the actual means people who smoke gesticulate with their arms and posture can’t be denied,” Janssens wrote on her web site. “however among the many completely different tribes of ‘Smoking Youngsters,’ – Glamour, Jazz, and The Marginal – there’s a nod to much less enticing elements, on the road between the wonder and ugliness of smoking.”