Domestic Ecosystems

Mark Robbins 

Households was undertaken during the seasons of fall and winter of 2002-2003, as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard. It documents over 40 households in New York (New York), Boston (Massachusetts), Washington (DC), Nashville (Tennessee), and Columbus (Ohio). These multi-paneled photographic collages, ranging in size from five to seven feet in length, look at the scale of the body, the domestic interior and their geographic location. Individuals and couples –some fully clothed and others in various stages of undress – are juxtaposed with their spaces – from a two hundred square foot apartment in New York City to a series of log cabins on an urban farm in Nashville. The rooms of the home are shown as if unfolded along with views from the window of the surrounding neighborhood... [+]

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