Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light 2011 This body of work features dozens of diagrams and schematics from her self-help collection installed as a constellation within the gallery. These diagrams, to varying degrees, were stripped of their accompanying text rendering their instructional...
Notes

Notes

Notes 2004 Notes consists of a series of medium-format photographs of collected school girls’ notes. This work marks an investigation of the significance of language in adolescent girl culture, specifically the powerful, covert modes of communication within their...
Marginalia

Marginalia

Marginalia 2006 In Marginalia, Mallett examines language in the social context or readership; in keeping with her interest in unsanctioned forms of communication, she created this body of work focused on the marginalia in books collected from the Vancouver Public...
Legendary Teens

Legendary Teens

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...
In the Basement

In the Basement

In the Basement 2004 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’...