Portfolio

Mapping the path or a destiny, mapping & travelling

logo polkalady

On the picture: China 144 hours transit visa, december 2017

Some countries have very complicated visa policy. When I first read about the China’s policy, I thought that it transforms the country into some kind of imaginary flower, and each petal opens only for a limited amount of time and then closes again.

50209C98-95C2-432D-BFB1-984A1D7BD262.jpeg

#creativetravelling #mapart #cartographyart #personalcartography #individuality

24201259_1784282484979531_129245902_o“Chronography”, dynamic maps, 2016

Project with Anne-Christine Bronner (CNRS-Strasbourg) and Olga Kisseleva, presented at the exhibition “Place in the sun”

Chronography shows how various travelers go to the same place, by using different means of transport. The visual work, done by Anne-Christine Bronner, pointed out that we live in an extremely unequal society, and that distance between us is almost at the cosmic level.

 

Place in the sun, artwork (2010-..)

The expression “place in the sun” recalls so many different meanings depending on the context of the mapping. What about bringing the context of paintings and the astronomy?

If the sun is like a comet, dragging the planets in its wake, it’s because everybody wants to have his own place in the sun. Cartography is a mean of visualization of this battle, between different political, sociological or environmental forces, established on the mappemonde as countries.

 

P1020941

Place in the sun #1

Recycling the memories, work in progress

Different ways of re-cycling the memories from distant places on the imaginary maps

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s