the wall is repaired the new plaster or paint conceals hidden casts
below the surface as the ‘memory gaps’ are filled-in by
the organising structure of the new wall. Now the site becomes archaeological
in as much as the layers below need to be excavated. In Ricoeur’s
use of documented traces he points to Freud’s use of clues in
his psychoanalytic work (Ricoeur 2006: 173), and his archaeological
metaphor of excavation.
3: Wall-wound (found) ERRN-1