Hospitality, 2016

diatomaceous earth, tape


All work and photographs © Thomas Mader

Thomas Mader

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    A constant flow of Airbnb tourist left an apartment infested with pests.


    Hospitality is a floor installation, recreating the apartment in its original layout with diatomaceous earth, a finely crushed sedimentary rock that is used as a home remedy against bed bugs.


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