Pierre Lionel Matte

Project for Grorudalen School

17 staged photographs. Size from 30x 40 to 50 x 70 cm. 2001
The project was a commissioned work for Grorouddalen School, a secondary school located in one of Oslo’s eastern suburbs. A group of model characters depicting typical youngsters at the school were staged into situations and scenes resembling real places found in the school’s surroundings. The scenes were made from cheap, recycled materials -- putty, paper, cardboard and different kinds of fast food to show the kids how they could start to work using simple means