In a Barbie World

Unlike many one-time little girls, Mariel Clayton never gave up playing with her Barbies. Born in Durban, South Africa in 1980, Clayton is not a lackadaisical sufferer of Peter Pan Syndrome but a self-described “doll photographer with a subversive sense of humour.” Her portfolio, indeed worth a few warped chuckles, is built on eye-boggling dioramas which poke at contemporary…