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Topic: indigenous rights

Weight, Rise and Riffle: Jordan Abel’s Exuberant Excisions in The Place of Scraps

It is easy to scrap the effort it takes to speak about the intensely complicated ethics of museum culture. Every object in a museum “comes” from a source place; most often the objects have been taken, and their home cultural context has been subsequently imperilled. The artifact accession process, subsumed in hyperattentive procedures of classification […]