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The Author : Charlotte Groult

After studying public policy at Sciences Po in Paris and literature at the University of Melbourne, Charlotte Groult is now editor for the Maison des sciences de l'homme in Paris. She is dedicated in particular to the publication of books combining an... [ read more ]
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31 October 2019

Cecilia Vicuña, the mystery of the Inca quipus

A Chilean artist with a protean and committed oeuvre, Cecilia Vicuña has been working for nearly forty years on quipus, the mysterious knotted cords used by the Incas before they were destroyed. While we do not know exactly what these objects represent, we still know that they are midway between a language and a mode of calculation.

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