Nefertiti for everyone. – Artists release the 3D data of Nefertiti's Head!
The most ethical art heist...
The Neues Museum in Berlin until today does not allow open access to the data from their scan of the original head. Two German artists assume responsibility to publish the data on a public domain. Therefore they scanned the head of Nefertiti clandestinely in the Neues Museum.
At this link you will find a dataset of Nefertiti as cultural commons:
“The Other Nefertiti” is an artistic intervention by Jan Nikolai Nelles and Nora Al-Badri
“With the data leak as a part of this counter narrative within our investigative
practice we want to activate the artefact, to inspire a critical re-assessment of today’s
conditions and to overcome the colonial notion of possession in Germany” the two