The Leverhulme Trust funded ‘Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network’ started in September 2011. The Network is a partnership between the Universities of Exeter and Kingston (UK), Witwatersrand (South Africa), Hofstra (USA), Griffith (Australia) and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and its purpose is to support scholarly activities relating to the cultural life of the suburbs.
The Cultures of the Suburbs 2nd Symposium: Out of Control Suburbs? Comparing Representations of Order, Disorder and Sprawl 27-28 June 2013, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. REGISTRATION DETAILS
Faith in Suburbia
Photographs taken by senior members of faith communities in Ealing and Hanwell (London) for a collaborative photography project organised by UCL geographer Claire Dwyer and award-winning photographer Liz Hingley.
Manchester Suburban Areas
This is a small selection of individual images of some of the suburbs in both North and South Manchester.
A collaborative project by Anthony P. Marchetti and Laura E. Migliorino, which explores the architecture and human experience of Tijuana neighborhoods built almost entirely out of recycled architecture.
A selection of paintings showing the cycle of abandonment, decay, destruction and renewal of an inner-city landscape.
This work consists of a series of oil pastels depicting shadows cast on both the interiors and exteriors of suburban houses both day and night.