The Delightfulness of Playgrounds, as Seen From Above
When photographer Stefen Chow was growing up in Singapore, he couldn’t sit still at school.
“I was a very energetic child, and sitting in the classroom and listening to the teacher was not enough for me—I had a lot of energy to expend. I wanted to scream and jump and do everything on the playground,” he says.
Now that he is grown, with a wife and daughter, Chow wanted to pay homage to the spaces that influenced him so much as a child. And he wanted to bring the same sense of surprise and delight to his photographs that playgrounds can bring to a kid.
“As an adventurer, playgrounds played a huge part in my development,” he says. “As you grow up