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Francis Alys: Children's Games

The Eye film museum in Amsterdam had this wonderful exhibition of video artist Francis Alÿs’ ongoing series of short, poetic documentary videos about children playing all around the world:

The full videos are available on Francis Alÿs’ website:
http://francisalys.com/category/childrens-games/

This is a great resource of classic public space play forms that emerge and travel around the world, and a beautiful reminder that play is possible anywhere, always, with the simplest of resources and in harsh environments.

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