Museo Improvvisato is an intervention in public space built entirely from waste, based on the subversion of the value commonly attributed to waste and on the reflection about the role of museum as an art legitimization device.
This piece consisted of the creation of an exhibition space from the waste found in the ground around the site of intervention.During the process each piece of waste receives a title and the intervention was concluded with the organization of a guided tour to the exhibition.
The use of waste as an object of ready-made art underline how the process of attribution of value is simply a social situated act. At the same time the process emphasizes that our attention to the waste can be transformed by a conscious practice of evaluation.
Intervention in public space
Technique: site-specifics waste, cardboard