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Arts 2014, 3(2), 298-302; doi:10.3390/arts3020298

Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers. By Karen O’Rourke. Cambridge, MA. MIT Press, 2013.

Artist-in-Residence, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA., USA
Received: 5 June 2014 / Accepted: 13 June 2014 / Published: 16 June 2014
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Abstract

While there is a long well-documented tradition of poets walking and writing about the landscape, for at least the past fifty years visual artists have been laying out walks as various kinds of artwork. More recently, with the technology of mapping morphing into electronic devices, artists have begun using these tools to develop entirely new genres. View Full-Text
Keywords: Walking and mapping as an art; surveillance; psychogeography Walking and mapping as an art; surveillance; psychogeography
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Weishaus, J. Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers. By Karen O’Rourke. Cambridge, MA. MIT Press, 2013.. Arts 2014, 3, 298-302.

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