The How House, 2011

This project of photographs and a video focuses on the failures of an idealized modernist domestic space. It is all shot at the How House, a residence in Los Angles designed by the architect Rudolph Schindler in 1926.

In the video, the dialogue is transplanted from a scene in the film “L’Eclisse” in which the main character ends a relationship. The house becomes a space of failed utopian ideals that is at once seductive and destructive, and a site that reveals an unresolved and unknowable history the of wife of the man who commissioned the house.



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