“We live fixations. Fixations of happiness. We comfort ourselves by reliving memories of protection” -Gaston Bachelard, Poetics of Space

Mary Younkin is a visual artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. She reconstructs images of contemporary culture, memories, power and the fiction of the American Dream. She is inspired by the California suburbs where she grew up, feminism, technology, power dynamics and office environments which have made possible her creative investigations.