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Yang Seung-woo’s Images of Korea’s Gang World

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Link: Yang Seung-woo’s Images of Korea’s Gang World – NYTimes.com

At first glance, there’s nothing extraordinary about Yang Seung-woo’s photograph of two boys leaping playfully across mounds of earth (slide 7). In many ways, it does not fit in well with the rest of the images that make up his project “The Best Days.”

But Mr. Yang sees a lot in that moment, in those carefree steps.

“It represents life and death,” he said.