Home Sweet Home
Sophie Wright | Lens Culture | 16th July 2019
The British middle class started being fond of their houses in the early 19th century. A “sensitive and confronting” exhibition of British photography reveals that it is now well beyond fondness. For individuals, houses are both a safe haven and a point of “collision of dreams, aspirations and realities”. Collectively, they help define national identity. So, is the home more a state of mind than it is a physical place?