Margaret Glavina's sculptural installation MUSEum focuses on the natural history museum as a site for the display of the natural world. But Glavina's vitrines focus on death of and in the natural world and her constructed still lives read as momento mori. The work explores notions of the natural and the unnatural as related to the museum display of specimens. Margaret Glavina is a Vancouver based artist who has studied at ECIAD and Capilano College.
"Overall, I'm interested in conjuring up the grotesque, beautiful, absurd, humorous, wise, forbidden, and sad qualities connected to natural history museums and the pursuit of knowledge".

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