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Room A; Fusilage; Habitat

Room A; Fusilage; Habitat

The artist aim is to create a different experience that not only subverts the classificatory mode of the museum cabinet, but has it seep and overflow with chaos and mess using the artists archive as collage on sculptural forms. It is an abundant energy designed to move ideas around Aboriginal cultures being stale or romanticised and to challenge the often stagnant ideologies surrounding non Western cultures and artistic actions. This experiment is deliberate to assemble new ways of seeing and align different histories and peoples together that are often divided by the trope of ‘primitivism’ and the powerful gaze of the European colonial machine.

Room A; Fusilage; Habitat, museum intervention at the exhibition The Boomerang Effect. Musée d’ethnographie de Genève. 17 May 2017 - 7 January 2018

Photography: Brook Andrew, Johnathan Watts and Joel Fuchs