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Science of the Secondary: Toilet Paper

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“The life of toilet paper is fundamentally short-lived; smeared with shit and left to disintegrate in smelly water, it is found in almost every toilet as a sign of hygienic assurance. Even though its absence is a major cause of panic amongst toilet users, the toilet roll remains a lowly object and ever so often, a cause for embarrassment or awkward giggles when encountered or merely mentioned. Considering how excreting faeces is an everyday affair for all, such sentiments towards a roll of tissue destined to keep one’s butt hygiene in order seems rather immature…”

Science of the Secondary: Toilet Paper is the tenth edition in the series of ongoing research conceived and developed by Atelier HOKO.


About Atelier HOKO

Atelier HOKO (2002) is an independent research lab that focuses on the study of the growing disengagement between people, things and space. The atelier hopes to cultivate in people, an open-ness and ability to un-know, bringing about a heightened curiosity towards all phenomena by taking a fresh look at reality. Founded by Alvin Ho and Clara Koh.

 

BY Atelier HOKO
YEAR First published in 2019
DETAILS Saddle Stitched, 60pp
17.5 cm x 25 cm
LANGUAGE English

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