With this project, I cover several themes: I am particularly interested in identity models and their perceptions. Starting from the premise that cultural identities can not be fixed in definitive categories, I deconstruct and reconstruct these identities by mixing the cultural attributes and signs of each other. I also extrapolate this concept of cultural appropriation to embrace the idea of appropriating the exhibitions locations: e.g. museums, galleries, artists’ center, etc. In short, I am appropriating the cultural locations related to contemporary art (generally exclusive and closed) by placing virtually some of my photographs into those spaces.
|Photo Location:||Montreal, Canada|
|Copyright:||© Gilles Tarabiscuité|