In the Basement


This series of photographs was taken in an abandoned teenage girl’s basement bedroom. The photographs showcase the layers of bedroom graffiti and poetry; the work becomes a visual manifestation of the desires of youth, and of the ‘bedroom culture’ of the adolescent girl.

In the Basement, 2004
6 lightjet prints and one architectural model
Installation view at the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery

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Kyla Mallett
Associate Professor
Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
1399 Johnston Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3R9

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