Panoptic

(via ‘Domestication of Pyramids’ by Magdalena Jetelova | The Fox Is Black)
The images above show a pyramid that could have easily been lifted directly from Egypt and dropped rather haphazardly into the museum. Jetelova’s work comments on this dislocation; the Western mentality of taking important parts of our history and placing them inside museums. This is the ‘domestication’ that the works title refers to. It’s a powerful visual metaphor and one which I’d have loved to have seen in real life. View high resolution

(via ‘Domestication of Pyramids’ by Magdalena Jetelova | The Fox Is Black)

The images above show a pyramid that could have easily been lifted directly from Egypt and dropped rather haphazardly into the museum. Jetelova’s work comments on this dislocation; the Western mentality of taking important parts of our history and placing them inside museums. This is the ‘domestication’ that the works title refers to. It’s a powerful visual metaphor and one which I’d have loved to have seen in real life.

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