books into birds. desk into coffee pot. toilet into submarine. the transformation of a common household object into a beautiful creature or intricate machine can be as easy as one, two, three. in this case, all it takes is to flood a bathroom with toilet water and watch the toilet wrestle free of its attachment, fold and elongate itself into a submarine, using the bowl as a cockpit, the stand as a body, and the lid as propellers.

la petite toilette, le petit sous-marin(2007) is a stop motion film made using paper and cellophane for a project at the bartlett faculty of the built environment.