Since the 1940s, the “home” is represented on screen as, not only a mirror of our domestic interiors, but as a mean to shape our domesticity and sense of belonging. The sitcom proposes a different mediation of domesticity as a set for desire, a reinforcement of moral values and an escape from reality.
Although the physical object of the television has left many of our homes, our consumption of content has continued through the use of mostly portable devices. How have new modes of content production and consumption altered our relationship to screens, as well as the spaces we inhabit?
Read our full reflection on Space, Television, and Architecture here. Below is our guide for June 17, 2020.