Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'maps' (3)

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World



Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of countries in relation…

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Added by Pinar on November 17, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Cartographic Paper Sculptures Reveal Global Cities' History



UK-based artist Matthew Picton uses strips of paper to construct maps of cities from around the world. The Londoner's sculptural creations use both historic and fictional texts to produce cartographic representations of multicultural cities like Las Vegas, Dresden, Tehran, and Venice. The materials used are reflective of each respective culture, from literary and religious texts…

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Added by Pinar on February 12, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Trying to Find Oneself While Wrapped Up in Road Maps

Do you ever feel lost? If your answer is yes, then you can probably relate to these set of images by photographer Susannah Benjamin that display a young woman laying across a jumble of road maps. The striking shots exude a sense of feeling lost and trying to find oneself. Benjamin says, "My work explores themes of metamorphosis, adolescence, self-image, etc." She certainly would know…

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Added by Pinar on August 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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