Hoops

Hoops is an ongoing photographic series that explore interventions within the built environment, and the purpose of an object after fulfilling its intended function, through the documentation of basketball rings found in suburban homes.

Many Hoops are set up because the children of the house express an interest in the game but after this interest wanes or the children grow up and leave home the hoop remains. There are rare instances where the hoop comes back to life (family gatherings and holidays) but for the most part it lays dormant. yet it maintains a potent latency through its suggestion of childhood dreams and parent-child interactions, a visual signifier of a place lived in and of memories generated.