2haSuburbia + Architecture

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Photo: Martin McGagh

#02 Suburbia + Photography

Issue 02 explores the relationship between photography and suburban space. Three essays respond to the intimate link between the medium of photography and the spaces we occupy.

Essay 01
Every medium has a message

Michael Hayes (editor) begins with the message of the medium, developing an argument that a uniquely photographic vision – defined by frame, limitations of the lens and a decentralised point-of-view – has shaped both the perception and making of suburban space.

Essay 02
Photographing urban America, 1964 – 1969

Hugh Campbell (Dean of Architecture, UCD) presents an insight into the changing environment of urban America 1964-79 and how this shift from centre to suburb is reflected in the work of Garry Winogrand and Stephen Shore.

Essay 03
The Advancement of Learning

Martin McGagh (photographer) produces a visual essay of photographic work which contemplates young adults, as they move through the twilight of their childhood, in the context of the generic housing estates where they live.

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