Quand ils ne sont pas occupés à faire des bourdes monumentales ou à jouer à cache-cache, les enfants collectionnent un bon paquet de jouets. Le photographe italien Gabriele Galimberti a parcouru le monde pour les faire poser avec leurs préférés. Une véritable Toy Story !

  1. Keynor- Cahuita, Costa Rica

  2. Tawana- Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

  3. Naya - Costa Rica

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    From my project TOY STORIES /// Naya, 3 - Costa Rica. Take a moment and think back to your childhood, the era in your life when the only thing you knew about a bill was that it was a bird’s equivalent of lips, and your day job was to construct fantastical worlds with your favorite toys. In my Toy Stories series, I explore the connection between children and their toys, getting an insight into their tiny worlds and a trip down memory lane. Toy Stories is the result of a 30-month trip in which I visited more than 50 countries, capturing children and their favorite toys. I would often take part in play or a game prior to arranging the toys for the photograph. Despite some differences, I found more similarities among children living worlds apart. Even in different countries, toys had the same function, such as protecting them from dangers and things they feared in the night. Toys haven’t changed all that much since I was a kid. I’d often find the kind of toys I used to have. It was nice to go back to my childhood. #toys #play #kids #child #children #toy #photography #portrait #kid #costarica #cahuita

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  4. Ian Woods- Toscane, Italie

  5. Sarah - Toscane, Italie

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    Yesterday I took a new photo for my project TOY STORIES - Sara, 5. Pratolino, Italy. / Take a moment and think back to your childhood, the era in your life when the only thing you knew about a bill was that it was a bird’s equivalent of lips, and your day job was to construct fantastical worlds with your favorite toys. In my Toy Stories series, I explore the connection between children and their toys, getting an insight into their tiny worlds and a trip down memory lane. Toy Stories is an ongoing project, started few years ago with a 30-month trip in which I visited more than 50 countries, capturing children and their favorite toys. I would often take part in play or a game prior to arranging the toys for the photograph. Despite some differences, I found more similarities among children living worlds apart. Even in different countries, toys had the same function, such as protecting them from danger or things they feared in the night. Toys haven’t changed all that much since I was a kid. I’d often find the kind of toys I used to have. It was nice to go back to my childhood. #toys #play #kids #child #children

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  6. Luca - Sidney, Australie

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    From my project TOY STORIES / Lucas, 3, Sydney, Australia. Take a moment and think back to your childhood, the era in your life when the only thing you knew about a bill was that it was a bird’s equivalent of lips, and your day job was to construct fantastical worlds with your favorite toys. In my Toy Stories series, I explore the connection between children and their toys, getting an insight into their tiny worlds and a trip down memory lane. Toy Stories is the result of a 30-month trip in which I visited more than 50 countries, capturing children and their favorite toys. I would often take part in play or a game prior to arranging the toys for the photograph. Despite some differences, I found more similarities among children living worlds apart. Even in different countries, toys had the same function, such as protecting them from danger or things they feared in the night. Toys haven’t changed all that much since I was a kid. I’d often find the kind of toys I used to have. It was nice to go back to my childhood. #toys #play #kids #child #children

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  7. Cun Zi Yi, Chine

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    From my project TOY STORIES /// Cun Zi Yi, 3, Chongquing, China. Take a moment and think back to your childhood, the era in your life when the only thing you knew about a bill was that it was a bird’s equivalent of lips, and your day job was to construct fantastical worlds with your favorite toys. In my Toy Stories series, I explore the connection between children and their toys, getting an insight into their tiny worlds and a trip down memory lane. Toy Stories is the result of a 30-month trip in which I visited more than 50 countries, capturing children and their favorite toys. I would often take part in play or a game prior to arranging the toys for the photograph. Despite some differences, I found more similarities among children living worlds apart. Even in different countries, toys had the same function, such as protecting them from dangers and things they feared in the night. Toys haven’t changed all that much since I was a kid. I’d often find the kind of toys I used to have. It was nice to go back to my childhood. #toys #play #kids #child #children

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  8. Allenah Lajallab - El Nido, Philippines

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    From my project TOY STORIES / Allenah Lajallab, 4, El Nido, Philippines / Take a moment and think back to your childhood, the era in your life when the only thing you knew about a bill was that it was a bird’s equivalent of lips, and your day job was to construct fantastical worlds with your favorite toys. In my Toy Stories series, I explore the connection between children and their toys, getting an insight into their tiny worlds and a trip down memory lane. Toy Stories is the result of a 30-month trip in which I visited more than 50 countries and took photographs of children and their favorite toys. I would often take part in play or games prior to arranging the toys for the photograph. Despite some differences, I found more similarities among children living worlds apart. Even in different countries, toys had the same function, such as protecting them from dangers and things they feared in the night. Toys haven’t changed all that much since I was a kid. I’d often find the kind of toys I used to have. It was nice to go back to my childhood somehow. #toys #play #kids #child #children

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  9. Alessia- Castiglion Fiorentino, Italie

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    Alessia, 5 – Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy /// This is the first picture I took for my project TOY STORIES /// Alessia is the daughter of Dalia, a friend of mine, who live less than a mile away from the house where I grew up. One day, in 2011, I went to their house with my camera. They live in the country side in a small farm. When I got there I found Alessia playing in the cow stable with some of her favorite toys: her “agricultural toys”. I asked Alessia to display her toys on the floor and I took this portrait. Few months after this, I had the opportunity to travel all around the world for work and so I decided to try to take a similar photo in every country that I was going to visit. I visited 58 countries in about 30 months and I found a child between 3 and 6 years old in every place , I asked him/her to show me his/her favorite toys and I took photos! This is how I made my project TOY STORIES. #toys #tuscany #cow #kid #playing #toy #farm

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  10. Luc- Sao Paulo, Brésil

Ça nous rappelle les chambres d'enfants à travers le monde. Et vous, c'était quoi votre jouet préféré ?

Source : Gabriele Galimberti (via My Modern Met)