Amsterdam Double Chambered Vessel, slip-cast pre-Columbian imitation vessel, Amsterdam tourist shirt. 18 x 11 x 17”. Made in The Netherlands in 2013.
Slip-casted terracotta objects with emblematic South American forms are often sold to tourists in souvenir shops around the subcontinent. The enveloped object was purchased in a souvenir shop in Medellin and covered with a tourist t-shirt from Amsterdam. The result is the distortion of two commercial representations of culture.