Teenage Bedrooms: 'like a house inside of a house'
Tuesday 4 October 2016 - March 2017 (tbc)
Photograph by Kyna Gourley as part of a PhD research project by Carey Newson. This bedroom belonged to Georgia who was aged 15 at the time of the study. (c) Kyna Gourley
This display steps inside the homes of 26 London teenagers to explore the meaning and significance of contemporary teenage bedrooms. Within the home the teenage bedroom can be a space apart, described by one participant in this study as “like a house inside of a house”.
Teenage bedrooms is guest curated by Carey Newson, an ESRC-funded doctoral researcher from the Centre for Studies of Home – a partnership between the Geffrye and Queen Mary, University of London. The photography is by Kyna Gourley. The project is supported by the Centre for Public Engagement, Queen Mary, University of London.
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