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dec 08, 2007

cutting edge maps

‘plan berlin’, cut out map by cannelle tanc, 2006
currently on show at

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

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

‘prevailing winds’ and here lies russia’ by gabrielle teschner

‘south london arteries’ by susan stockwell, 2002

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

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

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.

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.

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