Wednesday 28 April 2010

Whose map is it? new mapping by artists, London

Finally, Iniva who I work for are putting on an exhibtion of map related work and a conference with the Royal Geographical Society. Its been a while since i posted, as i had my head down working...working...Here's the illustration by Clayton Junior for the exhibtion.

Tuesday 8 September 2009

Rodney Place a view from a far

Rodney Place, Three Cities Triptych (Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg), 2002
Mixed media and casting resin

Tuesday 11 August 2009

Tamara Kostianovsky...Hair Maps

The artsit utilises a rather interesting material, hair. The maps made of hair are installed on a window pane of a gallery space. She also uses her own clothes to create a world map.

Hair Map, 2004

Mapamundi, 2006

Thursday 23 July 2009

Shiraz Bayjoo...maps, icons and flags

Shiraz Bayjoo’s works explore a common ground that lies between the autonomy in art through abstraction, and the emotive icons of fracturing cultural and religious identities. For more visit

Gulf 2

Globe 1

Wednesday 8 July 2009

Mark Bradford...mapping the urban space

From an areial perspective Mark Bradford captures the view of urban cities using all types of paper (found in the city) to create large scale collages.


The Flies

We create maps to give meaning...Joao Machado

Joao Machado explores maps as a medium like paint, to create a figure a face, a nude...a couple.
See more of his work at www.

Nude, 2006

Alfie, 2008

African Dance, 2006

Monday 6 July 2009

Peter Dykuis...maps, politics, and more

Peter Dykhuis integrated maps explore ideas engaging with politics, ethics, and questions ideas about war and human behaviour.

You are here (detail), 2005

State Dinner (detail), 2005

More work at

Friday 3 July 2009

Daniel Medina...New Social Maps

Daniel Medina questions how we intrepret the geopolitical world of today and what this means in relation to the spaces where worlds, countries, nations intersect or collide.

Nuevos Mapas Sociales, 2009

7th Gwangju Biennale, 2008

Interrogatin Systems, 2008

Tuesday 30 June 2009

Darlene Charneco, take a closer look

Inpsired by mapping tools and computer gaming design. Meeting points between real and virutal worlds. See more of her work:

Cheery Bloosom Woods, 2007

Virtual Migration, 2007

From Above

Mona Hatoum...a prolific map artist

Mona Hatoum over many years has produced map art to that engages with the politics of place and space.
Printed maps representing Beirut, Baghdad, and Kabul. The three-dimensional cut-outs articulate signs of destruction and rebuilding, 2008-2009

Afghan, 2008

Projection, 2008