Collector's Cabinet

Sculpture, wooden furnuture, h:1.60 m, Amsterdam, 2005

Collector’s cabinet is a sculpture work that is a copy of an original 17th century furniture with slight modifications. These differences are elemental for the work,so the cabinet painted entirely in white and all drawers are fixed. Curiosity cabinets are used for displaying natural and artificial objects. These tiny archives has become the modern museums. The western hegemony on ‘knowledge’ is the main idea behind this work assuming that collecting and classification of the data creates hegamony and domination. Therefore artist wanted to create a cabinet that displaying function has removed.


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