"...Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of … [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.
Shannon Rankin works on maps: "I create installations, collages and drawings that use the language of maps to explore the connections among … [Read more...]