New York City’s playgrounds are hidden in the labyrinth of cement & glass of the city, in the corners of parks and on the edges of the island. Refuges for the many who are growing up in the city, these playgrounds are also an obvious sign of it’s society - encircled by fences, gated, and with notices posted: “ No Adults Allowed unaccompanied by a child” they aim to keep out those that might do harm.

New York’s playgrounds encapsulate several qualities: enjoyment and fear / freedom and control. That these dualities are found in the midst of a city that presents itself as being overly confident and hint at an underlying feeling of possible uncertainty.

All images are analog and printed at 30"x30"( 76cmx76cm) and are in editions of 3.