The daily game of pétanque, de Liancourt Detention Centre, France 2001. © Nicole Crémon

Nicole Crémon’s decade-old L’âge en Peine/The Age of Pain peers jejunely at a French prison used to lock-up old men. Even so, I just wanted to share this image. What the photograph lacks in composition it makes up for with its baffling scene.

The most secure game of bowls since yesterday’s game.

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