12th Isle is a music label founded in 2016 by a collective from Glasgow that has released excellent ambient electronic albums in the last few years, … [Read more...]
Cartographies of Reality and Fiction
Maps connect information to space, depicting real and imagined territories on a flat surface. Over time, maps became increasingly more detailed and precise: the scale was adjusted, symbols became conventions, standards were set. However, this evolution didn’t stop the map to become a complex representational tool or an artistic medium.
For some artists, the cartographic representation became a means to spatialize a mental realm, a metaphorical instrument to simulate an unexisting territory.
Artem Matyushkin is a Russian art director and graphic designer based in Moscow and New York. He started his career as a journalist and later found … [Read more...]
In the multiple explorations of form and composition by German-Swiss artist Paul Klee, a special place is occupied by works where the line is the main … [Read more...]
The ecological relations of roots (1919) is a book by John Ernest Weaver (1884 – 1966), an American biologist and prairie ecologist. During his life, … [Read more...]