cutting edge maps
 
cutting edge maps
dec 08, 2007

cutting edge maps

‘plan berlin’, cut out map by cannelle tanc, 2006
currently on show at http://www.ampersandintlarts.com/exhibitions.html

cutting edge maps
cutting edge maps
‘road circle’ and ‘map circle’ (constructions with map pieces), by chris kenny, 2007

cutting edge maps
cutting edge maps
‘map of the world’ by stefana mcclure, 2005-06

cutting edge maps
cutting edge maps
‘prevailing winds’ and here lies russia’ by gabrielle teschner

cutting edge maps
cutting edge maps
‘south london arteries’ by susan stockwell, 2002

cutting edge mapshand-held subway by nina katchadourian cibachrome, 13 x 19 inches, 1996 dissected paper map of the new york subway system.

cutting edge maps ‘map dissection I’ by nina katchadourian cut paper map, glass and hardware, 24 x 36 x .5 inches, 1991/1997

cutting edge maps

a AAA road map of the USA, removing all the land and leaving only the connected road network. the map was sandwiched between two large pieces of glass and suspended.

cutting edge maps

a second dissection was made of an identical map, extracting those places were the roads came together to form small knots or clusters and placing them between glass microscope slides. Many of these extractions became quite figurative.

cutting edge maps

  • These are all so amazing. I’m beside myself with admiration.

    Sanguinetti A! at www.universetwins.blogspot.com
  • beautiful!

    marciapires
  • thanks to ‘the Benz’ for bringing nina katchadourian
    to our attention, we have added some of her work
    to the post.

    andy b
  • Someone forgot to include Nina Katchadourian.

    http://www.ninakatchadourian.com/maps/mapdissection.php

    The Benz
  • thrilling! and so poetic…wow
    Horst is amazed….

    Horst
  • What a great collection.

    oldglutton.blogspot.com

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