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.