by Sean Litchfield in New Photography on Saturday 2 July 2011

These images are part of a collaborative project with architectural historian, Zachary Violette, 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.
The Tragic and the Picturesque American Suburb (2)
The Tragic and the Picturesque American Suburb (3)
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