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Fiona Hall

Fiona Hall is an artist who uses archiving conventions in her work. Museological display is normally used to show archives of historical objects, but Fiona Hall often employs it to show collections of her own works. This mixing of the of conventions of museum and art display echoes the hybrid nature of artworks she shows in them. For example, Cell Culture, 2002, (image above) is a collection of animals and plants she constructed out of clear glass beads and white Tupperware containers, all housed within a large museological display case.

Fiona Hall, Sappers and Shrapnel, 2016-17, installation view.