Basketball isn't just a game out here, it's life! Filipinos eat, drink, & sleep the game. You'll find people talking, watching, & playing hoops everywhere from the cluttered, shanty streets of the country's capital city in Manila to one of the world's most beautiful islands of Boracay. Basketball made it's way to the country when the Americans set up military bases in the Philippines during World War I. They taught the game to the locals, who quickly embraced it & engrained it into their daily lives...
24 photographs by Kevin Couliau 5 playgrounds in Manila 24 pages All wrapped in a transparent envelope with a wax seal Package also contains an exclusive Pantone + Silver postcard
My quest to explore the depths of playground culture most recently took me to Sénégal, where I had the opportunity to document the local basketball scene twice, in May 2014 & 2015. There’s a deep love for sports out there and the game has a genuine history in the westernmost city of the old world.
36 Photographs by Kevin Couliau 36 Pages + a screen print of a Kevin Couliau photo by artist Olivier Marescaux. (Limited to the first 150 orders) 10€ + shipping worldwide for individual and bulk orders.
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