Removed for Conservation / Found-Acquired, 2021

Specification of the piece

Aluminium Snap Display Frame  
Clear Acrylic display box 
40cm x 31cm x 7cm


Work found and acquired at the British Museum toilet room. Apart from the frame embodying the decontextualisation of an appropriated ordinary object, the piece also represents the people cleaning the museum and their labour. A vast amount of pieces from this museum’s collection are originally from the countries where the cleaners come from.