David Attwood makes work in the form of readymades, found objects and sculptural assemblages using contemporary commodities. His work broadly explores the competing notions of value that exist within market-societies. In 2016 Attwood completed a PhD in Art at Curtin University, and in 2019 completed the SOMA Summer program, SOMA, Mexico City. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally in commercial, institutional, artist run, online and offsite settings.

Recent exhibitions include New Beasts of Burden, Low Gallery, Riga, 2022; An Appetite for Servitude, scatalogicalritesofallnations, London, 2022; Dust Blaster, Savage Garden, Melbourne, 2022; The Last Bastion of Laziness, Metro Arts, Brisbane, 2021; sala-jardín-bar: I Believe in God, Only I Call It Nature, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, 2021; Cursed to forever bark at your own reflection, No Soy Basurero, Mexico City, 2021; WFH, STATION, Sydney 2020; Teenagers, Lon Gallery, Melbourne, 2019; Jugo, Biquini Wax EPS, Mexico City, 2019; Death, Museé du Strip
, Melbourne, 2019; Kyneton Contemporary Art Triennial, Kyneton, 2018; A Decadent Defecation, Bus Projects, Melbourne, 2018; Re, Rear View, Melbourne, 2017; Don’t leave stones unturned, Moana, Perth, 2016.


Attwood is the co-editor of the book The Art of Laziness: Contemporary Art and Post-work Politics (Art + Australia, 2020) and runs the project space Disneyland Paris.

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Email

david.attwood.art[at]gmail.com

Instagram

@davidattwood

Disneyland Paris

disneylandparis.net.au

Press
Dust Blaster MeMo Review
Dust Blaster Scandale Project
sala-jardín-bar: I Believe in God, Only I Call It Nature Contemporary Art Daily
sala-jardín-bar: I Believe in God, Only I Call It Nature Art Viewer
The Last Bastion of Laziness Tzvetnik
The Last Bastion of Laziness Ofluxo
Home Office Ofluxo
Officeworks Ofluxo

Texts
David.A.Kerr, ‘New Beasts of Burden’ Catalogue essay, Low Gallery. 2022
Deirdre Cannon, 'Dust Blaster' Catalogue essay, Savage Garden. 2022
Interview with David Attwood, Marek Wolfryd and Alex Romero, No Soy Basurero. 2021
Francis Russell, Plush Assemblage, 'The Last Bastion of Laziness' Catalogue essay, Metro Arts. 2021
In conversation: David Attwood and Amelia Winata, Bus Projects, 2018

Texts by David Attwood
Garfield's Productivity, 'The Last Bastion of Laziness' Catalogue essay, Metro Arts. 2021
Introduction, The Art of Laziness: Contemporary Art and Post-Work Politics. David Attwood and Francis
Russell. Melbourne: Art and Australia. 2020

How to Work Better, The Art of Laziness: Contemporary Art and Post-Work Politics. Melbourne: Art and Australia. 2020
A Decadent Defecation, Catalogue Essay, Bus Projects, 2018
Two Harpic Lemon Toilet Rim Blocks, un Projects Issue 11.2, 2017