Mounir Fatmi has always been curious about the transformation of objects and how, with a slight change of context or position, they can take on entirely new meanings. Now, he regularly goes back into the archive, transforming materials into a highly charged body of work.
Artistic and scientific practices come together in these extended pages of TLmag’s 10th anniversary edition. More than ever, archaeologists are operating in sensitive areas and in territories that have become increasingly difficult to access. By collaborating with contemporary artists and designers, modern archaeology is openening up to other disciplines – transforming itself into a “platform of invention”.