Posted on July 26, 2021
Noa Wesley reviews Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections at Telfair Museums, Jepson Center in Savannah, GA.
What would a museum look like if it focused on the fictions of modern history rather than its facts? The Colombian curator, David Ayala-Alfonso, forms an answer in his exhibition of seventeen contemporary artists whose works make visible the fabricated histories embedded within museum collections. Through varying strategies, the artists included in this exhibition reveal all the made-up rules that have come to define what museums are, and what we, the public, are supposed to find within them.
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Image caption: Giuseppe Campuzano, La Pinchajarawis, 2012, still from single channel video, 0:56 min. Courtesy of The Giuseppe Campuzano Archive.