• Faivovich & Goldberg, Decomiso (Seizure) (detail), 2016–17, 253 digital C-prints, 253 file folders with notarized documents, file cabinet, storage racks. Installation view. Photo: Javier Agustin Rojas.

    Faivovich & Goldberg


    In the vast and various field that is the debate about appropriation, histories are unearthed and identities bear fruit. What happens then, when an artist proposes to co-opt massive rocks that have fallen from the sky, unseen and unrecorded? Who lays claim to them when they lie on a monotonous terrain with just an empty horizon in sight? When the artist duo Guillermo Faivovich and Nicolás Goldberg planned to displace a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite from Campo del Cielo in Argentina for Documenta 13 in 2012, the Moqoit First Nation, for whom the rock and the place were sacred, protested and the

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