Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth (2007)

Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth (2007)

Salcedo is addressing a long legacy of racism and colonialism that underlies the modern world. A ‘shibboleth’ is a custom, phrase or use of language that acts as a test of belonging to a particular social group or class. By definition, it is used to exclude those deemed unsuitable to join this group.

http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/dorissalcedo/default.shtm

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