Perhaps the act of appropriation has an element of appreciation, but it is much more than that. Tutorship implies concern, but such response is not the only way (or the best one) to demonstrate care.
Digitization of the coffin of the mummy Sha-Amum-em-su with the HandySCAN 3D.
Reproductions of “artworks” which come with a glossary create a new perspective, add another meaning, or simply mix up the first meaning when facing what was initially appropriated by the artist.
David Hall, TV Interruptions: The Installation, 1971. Schematic showing 3D construction of Hantarex monitor in Maya software by Sang Hun Yu (© University of Dundee/Estate of David Hall).
Meeting/workshop with residents and allies for the creation of the Museum of Removals (© Luiz Claudio Silva / Museum of Removals collection).
The processes that culminated in the independence of the former European colonies affected disciplines that, directly or indirectly, legitimized colonial power. The New Museology movement provoked actions that brought the museum closer to the community, making it possible to include groups related to the safeguarded collections within the institutions.
Dja Guata Porã exhibition, Museu de Arte do Rio, 2017-8.
David Hall, TV Interruptions: The Installation, 1971. VR setup at Besides the Screen Conference, Kings College, London, 2018 (© Adam Lockhart).