Sited in the restroom of the gallery and extending outward into the gallery space, the installation explored and challenged two different pre-conceptions in contemporary urban culture: one is the concept and value of "cleanliness". The other is social construct surrounding the issue of "privacy" and "publicity".
Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco
Raveevarn Choksombatchai, in collaboration with Ralph Nelson and Martha McQuade
This project is a part of a group installation entitled Urban Renewal Laboratory, at the Southern Exposure Gallery, supported by the Creative Work Fund, the Graham Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
"Physical Hygiene," Urban Renewal Laboratory Installation Catalog, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, 1998