Nice project from artist Ewan David Eason. Entitled Mappa Mundi to describe maps of the world taken from the Latin words mappa (cloth or chart) and mundi (of the worlds) The maps investigates the sacred spaces between the roads in metropolitan cities.
Map collages from New York based artist Matthew Cusick. Some of these are on show at ‘The Mind is in it’s Own Place’ exhibition at Pavel Zoubok Galley in New York. I like the idea of these excessively intricate works using thousands of sections of maps rearranged to depict reclining nudes, waves and landscapes. I guess you could say there’s some political undertones of colonisation, war, and foreign culture here but they look great even if you don’t think about all that stuff.
For the day that’s in it here’s a beautiful typographic map inspired by Leopold Bloom’s journey through Dublin on June 16th 1904 in James Joyces Ulysses. Designed by Dublin born graphic designer Rachel Kerr.
“The Leopold’s Day map is a stunning marriage of typography and cartography plotting all the streets alluded to by Joyce in Ulysses which were in existence on June 16th 1904.”
The Leopold’s Day map is the first piece in the collection to launch. These limited edition maps are available to purchase online here through Leopold’s Day.