The ontology of the dot


  • José Antonio Mármol Martínez Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Palabras clave:

archaeology, art, creativity, dot, theory


Along with the technics that allows archaeology to adopt a precise knowledge about the composition of the materiality, also exists a critical thought that claims for take into account experience, perception and creativity. In the latter, we find Art-Archaeology approach. With this at background emerged the idea of the presence and the ontology of the ‘dot’ in archaeology, identified in the ongoing process of the attendance of a meeting at Kyoto, in the excavation of a simulated site, in the survey of an unidentified site and in a short research about Prehistoric tattoo. This idea, in its explicit simplicity, is part of a creative thought situated in the roots of the archaeological practice. In this paper I reflect about this through an artistic photo-essay that is at the same time an artistic and theoretical exercise, with the intention to identify the existence of the ‘dot’ in different dimensions of archaeology, and to make theory making art.


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Mármol Martínez, J. A. (2017). The ontology of the dot. Chakiñan, Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, (3), 20–40.