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Maps as art!

Ever thought about using maps to create art? Check this out...


From the BLDGBLOG:

"Artist Shannon Rankin does amazing things with maps. Treating them as mere pieces of decorated paper to be manipulated--clipping out spirals, folding crevassed roses of ridges and faultlines, pinning up confetti-like clouds of circles and zigzags--she creates "new geographies, suggesting the potential for a broader landscape.""