Temples of Culture by Tanja Deman

‘Temples of Culture’ (2014) by Tanja Deman is a photo collage series examining different public institutions that collect, preserve and exhibit knowledge and culture such as theatres, libraries, museums, art pavilions and galleries. These are spaces of public education, accessible to all citizens, and function as a cultural mechanism for shaping society.

© Tanja Deman

The series presents national collective imaginarium. They are a direct and ironic transgression on the identity of these institutional apparatus as they are freely being reshaped, decontextualized and given new meaning and purpose for public use.

© Tanja Deman

See more of Tanja Deman’s work here.


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