# 87 | Things in the Museum | Mélanie Roustan

An ethnologist and anthropologist, Mélanie Roustan has investigated the hold objects have over people (her book was published in 2007). She offers us a thorough analysis of things that were sacred for reasons that differ greatly from what, once they have entered museums, defines them for us. The case of eighteenth-century tattooed and mummified ...

# 64 | Debt | Thibault Boulvain

           Thibault Boulvain studies here the work of Kader Attia, whose recent efforts are of fundamental importance for our reflections on how the events of colonial times and transfers between the African continent and the European one are committed to memory.  Through his work, Attia investigates art’s role as the site within which conflicts are ...