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When toys awaken us

A paleontologist, an astronomer and a chemist. Since August 2014, stores in Denmark sell a box of Legos called “Research Institute”. The box contains three figurines of normal working women. Called for in part by a letter from little Charlotte, a seven year old girl who was exacerbated at finding on the shelves only Legos depicting women who cook or go to the beach and men who discover the world, the manufacturer of the world's most famous toy building blocks decided to run for cover. Because the outside world, for years now, tells another story.




St. Peter’s Square

Dec. 12, 2019