Saudi Arabia's history of censoring unwanted imagery has been well documented, inspiring more than a few Middle Eastern artists to tackle the politicized issue in provocative ways. Take for example, Jowhara Al-Saud.

Artist Transforms Saudi Arabian Censor Techniques Into Stunning Artworks

Saudi Arabia's history of censoring unwanted imagery has been well documented, inspiring more than a few Middle Eastern artists to tackle the politicized issue in provocative ways. Take for example, Jowhara Al-Saud.

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Portraits of smoking children by talented Belgian photographer Frieke Janssens. I know some people will have a huge problem with this. At least read the article before you get pissed off, but I can't help but love this. Judge at will.

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Kids all dressed up in vogue garments, all having smoking “stuff” and wearing grown-up, solid faces are the subject of the series ”Smoking Kids” of the Belgian photographer Frieke Janssens.

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Frieke Janssens' Smoking Kids

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Smoking Kids: girl dressed in pink against green wall smoking cigarette. Flemish photographer Frieke Janssens poses young children with cigarettes.

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Here's a gallery of smoking children. The ones in the circles are from Frieka Janssen's "Smoking Kids" series. I believe the children are our future, do not kill them with second hand smoke. First hand smoke is far more effective.

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Frieke Janssens' images of kids and (fake!) cigarettes capture the ugliness and the not-quite-bygone glamour of smoking.

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Smoking Kids portraits by photographer Frieke Janssens (smoking is faked, watch the video at bottom)

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Read about Frieke Janssens' "Smoking Kids". Portraits Of Little Kids Puffing Away In Different Poses!

Smoking Kids:Heart Breaking Photographs by Frieke Janssens

Frieke Janssens’ “Smoking Kids” Series I connect to this series. It scares me, which is the reaction many people had to my own children's series when hung in public.

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