Guzzler is pleased to present a new exhibition by Swedish artist Tomas Rydin. Originally shown at a vacant East End apartment in 2017, Skinned London Squatters was open by appointment until a paying tenant moved in. There the skinned squatters were presented as minimalist wall ornaments in the revamped real estate. Due to lack of interest from prospective tenants, however, the former residents were soon evicted from the property a second time. Four skins now hang in the living quarters of Guzzler, Rosanna, Victoria, Australia. In one sense, the unliveability and provincialism of this space (the lounge-room) returns the squatters to their old place in the UK. Pre-Renovation, on their way to the next form of stark white unliveability aka the rampant housing cycle. The press release was written against a chorus of smashing windows, crumbling brick walls and engine splutter as the neighbour’s house was demolished. The squatters’ current residence will be bulldozed in early 2022. The – trauma – of gentrification continues…