Map Not That

The Map Is Not That

84 x 60″ oilstick on structured aluminum

Navigational and star charts, satellite shots, gps, glyphs and geography. Photons and suns. Flatness vs. vastness, circles against grids.  “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” — maps (art) as abstraction of a reality that is not possible to accurately capture. A map can never be correct — it would have to be the size of the land to be so…
See blog for more about: http://nu4ya.com/2012/02/14/the-map-is-not-that/

Map Not That (84 x 60 " )

Map Not That detail (origami'd series)