Historiography, Media Library, Objects
VIDEO: Fragments of the Spanish Conquest from the Americas: Relics or Memorials? Curator Talk with Manuela Fischer & Bat-Ami Artzi
By means of two case studies closely related to the Spanish conquest of the America, Bat-ami Artzi and Manuela Fischer reflect on the value of the fragment as an aesthetic and scientific interpretative tool within the European tradition. They also consider the role of fragments as relics and memorials, and examine their relation to questions of identity in both an Andean and European context.