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Walking and mapping : artists as cartographers / Karen O'Rourke

By: O'Rourke, Karen
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press [2013]Description: xx, 328 pages illustrations 24 cmISBN: 9780262018500 (hbk.)Subject(s): Artists as cartographers | Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy | Walking -- Philosophy | Walking | Maps in art | Kartor i konsten | PromenaderDDC classification: 700.904 Other classification: 700 | Ibvz Summary: Here, Karen O'Rourke explores a series of walking/mapping projects by contemporary artists. Some chart 'emotional GPS'; some use GPS for creating 'datascapes' while others use their legs to do 'speculative mapping.' Many work with scientists, designers, and engineers. O'Rourke offers close readings of these works and situates them in relation to landmark works from the past half-century
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-320) and index

Here, Karen O'Rourke explores a series of walking/mapping projects by contemporary artists. Some chart 'emotional GPS'; some use GPS for creating 'datascapes' while others use their legs to do 'speculative mapping.' Many work with scientists, designers, and engineers. O'Rourke offers close readings of these works and situates them in relation to landmark works from the past half-century

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