"18 Degrees”, 2018

"18 Degrees”, 2018

About aUTUMN wALLACE


”Du hast Tomaten auf den Augen”

Augen Auf.

If that doesn’t explain, here’s more.

My name is Autumn…but it would have been Winter because I was born in the blizzard of 96

but thats too cold,

or emerald

but my mom didnt really like the color green.

anyways :

{Insert historically accurate childhood here] has RESULTED in a body of work hinting at borderline obsessions with early 90’s cartoons, Byzantine aesthetics and something i call “low-quality adult materials”.

It all made me a bit...unscrupulous. I tend towards ridicule - the most shameful and ugly parts of being, bodies, and sexuality. Squishing, cinching, folding, wrinkling, sag, sweat, drool.  I relish in the act of taking the “ugliest” features of bodies and behaviors exaggerating them in ways they become beautiful for the same reasons they have been deemed revolting.