David Attwood

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Decadent Defecation
2018
Bus Projects
Photo: Christo Crocker

~ The main bathroom is big and bright with two windows, no furniture and pristine white towels. The view from this window is of the lavender and grasses that surround the house.

A Decadent Defecation uses the luxury bathroom as a microcosm for exploring ideas around commodity fetishism, wealth, intimacy, morality and shit. Sculptural assemblages that use bathroom utilities, designer accessories and popular consumables attempt to embroil the opulent with the faecal.

Catalogue
In Conversation

MMMM
2018
Missoni bath towel, towel rail
60 x 90 x 8 cm

An Oak Tree
2018
Waterford Crystalware Hiball glass, glass shelf, water
20 x 62 x 12 cm

Cream Piles
2018
Wine bottle rack, Jif Cream
95 x 25 x 15 cm

Socle du Monde
2018
Christy’s pedestal mat
52 x 56 x 1 cm

As she turned to flush they fell from her head and in to the you-know-what
2018
Toilet seats, faux designer sunglasses
55 x 80 x 12 cm

Guilty Pleasure
2018
Toilet roll holder
13 x 13 x 37 cm

GOOEY [utilitarian hedonism]
2018
Mirror cabinet, Jif Cream
96 x 80 x 14 cm

Nude
2018
Artificial fiddle leaf fig plant, Nutino
142 x 40 x 40 cm

Curtain
2018
Shower curtain, canvas stretcher
Décor item fashioned by the artist’s grandmother, Gillian Wood
121 x 91 x 4.5 cm