Cultural historian and landscape advocate J.B. Jackson wrote, " by studying these structures we can learn when the house was built and even who lived there, yet we can only speculate about how the house was used in daily life." Like wrinkles, each structure embodies marks; they are signifiers of personal history within the space.
The following photographs document the changing landscape found in the neighborhoods and suburbs of Reno, Nevada. The body of work began in 2010 following the housing collapse and great recesion. In 2012, Nevada's unemployment rate peaked at 12% and gained the state the highest foreclosure rate in the country with 1 in 16 homes in the process of foreclosing. The series speaks to our connection to place and recognizes the significance of the house within our cultural identity.