The advent of GIS, Google Maps, and the Sat Nav has transformed our everyday relationship to maps and to the environments they depict. This has been of special interest to artists concerned to explore the idioms of the cartographic imaginary. We look here at the local/global interface between mapping and the digital arts.
Rebecca Ross London Postcodes for People and Machines
Claire Reddleman Pennine Street: a cartographic fiction in east London
Christian Oxenius The Biennale: Mapping the Global Art World
Rebecca is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Communications at CSM and is currently working on a number of projects looking at how pictures, media and data become inter-twined in various spatial practices.
Claire is a photographic artist who lives in East London and has been involved in a number of projects exploring the intersection of art and politics, especially in relation to cartography, textuality, and abstraction. Christian worked briefly in the London Art Market and co-curated the Athens Art Biennale in 2013, and is now undertaking post–graduate research
Venue: Central St Martins