Nefertiti Hack

From today on everybody around the world can access, study, print or remix a 3D dataset of Nefertitis head in high resolution. This data is accessible under a public domain without any charge, this torrent provides you a STL-file (100 MB):

http://nefertitihack.alloversky.com/

With regard to the notion of belonging and possession of objects of other cultures, the artists intention is to make cultural objects publicly accessible. The project, called “The Other Nefertiti,” is the work of German-Iraqi artist Nora Al-Badri and German artist Jan Nikolai Nelles, who consider their actions an artistic intervention to make cultural objects publicly available to all.

 

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