TAPHONOMIES

Taphonomy ( I ), 2015

German employment law carved on melamine, wood: 90x80x70 cm

Taphonomy ( II ), 2015

Korean immigration law carved on melamine, wood: 70x60x80 cm

In the two versions of Taphonomy, the pages of a document are randomly engraved with a metal point on a wood table. Taphonomy - from the Greek taphos, meaning burial, and nomos, meaning law- refers to the study of accumulation processes and preservation of fossilized remains.

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