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elements of both comedy and tragedy and the viewer has to decide which way to go. Because of this, the viewer becomes a collaborator in the piece. Each viewer looks at these empty houses informed by their own place on the economic continuum. Some see these houses as symbols of a greedy class focused on get rich schemes. Others, see them as proof that government policies should have no role in the distribution of housing resources. “They were constructed with no consideration of so-called beauty and serve their functionality alone. Which means that when they lose their function they are no longer entitled to exist, so they are torn down.� — Hilla Becher

I work with readymade systems and personal narrative as a departure point. These structures provide me some parameters to start finding,

Creative Journal  

Contemporary Photography Fall 2011

Creative Journal  

Contemporary Photography Fall 2011

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