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The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 
The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 
The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 
 

The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 
The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 
The Real Toy Story
(Installation Image from Museum for Work, Hamburg, Germany)



 

 

Wolf's project "The Real Toy Story" was originally conceived and produced as a large-scale installation. It features photographic portraits of Chinese toy factory workers surrounded on the walls with 20,000 used plastic toys, all made in China. Wolf collected each and every toy, scouring flea markets in the United States, in an effort to exhibit a cross section of American pop culture. The work portrays the human presence behind mass-produced goods and provides viewers with a visceral, immersive experience that evokes the sensation of density endemic to urban areas of the region. The installation is available either in its entirety, as smaller panels, or as individual photographs.

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