Curated by Stephen Fan, Co-Curated by Shane Keaney – Lyman Allyn, New London


SUB URBANISMS is an exhibition exploring the controversial conversion of single family homes into multifamily communities by immigrant Chinese casino workers in southeastern Connecticut. By transplanting cultural values to their new country, these recent emigrants unconsciously challenge the norms underlying the most ubiquitous American housing type: the suburban single-family detached home. The exhibition invites visitors to reflect on the norms and cultural values that determine how we live, and to consider how cultural expectations for building design might further change in response to ecological, financial and societal pressures. A daylong forum event will be held on March 29th.


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cheese heaven: everything from queso fresco to honey-glazed brie


Stephen Fan, Curator – speech

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Mom and the Boys

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Matthew’s Passion

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Daily Life-style of Casino Workers vs. Standard Family

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Viewers finding their homes in suburban Uncasville


Bus transportation from Mohegan Sun


A young artist proudly shows off her sketch book.


ART KIDZ – since high school [w/ Shane Keaney]

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Staring Contest

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THE CLAW part 1


THE CLAW part 2

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You’re not doing it right.


Smile and look crazy for the camera…


Fun at Matt’s


Selections From SUB URBANISMS: Casino Company Town / China Town OPENING, Lyman Allyn

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