Inside The Garden

June 28, 2011

By Conor Risch

© Janelle Lynch

Lynch was drawn to the sense of loss and abandonment she felt in an overgrown playground adjacent to a massive cemetery in Mexico City.

American photographer Janelle Lynch noticed a children’s playground that was overgrown with thick grasses. Swings were missing, jungle gyms and slides were left to rust away, and graffiti covered the white stucco walls that ran across one side of the playground. “The emotional quality of the place [drew me to it],” explains Lynch, who moved to Mexico City with her...

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