Legendary Teens

1999-2000

In the Legendary Teens project, Mallett interviewed and photographed 50 teens in the Tsawwassen White Spot.  This work was an investigation into suburban youth culture, and the particular way in which teens are in limbo between childhood and adulthood, as well as public and private spaces. This early work marks a path in Mallett’s practice, using language to investigate suburban youth culture, incorporating methods of statistical research and pseudo-sociological methods to investigate and complicate the topic of suburban youth culture.

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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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