by Sean Litchfield in New Photography on Saturday 28 May 2011

These images are part of a project documenting the subversion of the picturesque ideal in the contemporary suburb: the way in which people’s attempt at making a certain kind of landscape for themselves has ended up destroying the environment they wanted to create. Americans’ fetish for the private automobile, and their insistence on highly-organized sites of mass consumption and technology-saturated, mass-produced homes, has left the country with precious little of the pastoral landscape that the whole suburban experience was about in the first place.
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