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Joshua Smith

The Suburbs of the Emerald City, 92 geodes ranging from 3" containing 5 houses to 38" containing 1012 houses, ceramic, crystal resin, paint , 2006

The hope in creating realistic geodes with crystal monopoly houses in the formation of housing developments pushes an infinite dialogue of possible meaning and questioning. A questioning which alludes to commodification, individuality or the illusion there of, the facade of community, and what makes a house a home.


University of Dallas
Faculty Sponsor: Philip Shore