theirwork in Tornby

The project theirwork travelled to Northern Denmark this Summer to walk and map with a community in the town of Tornby. Over the Winter I am working to visualize and record the results of the walks for the community. They can then use them as mapping tools, and so can carry on to map in my absence. As a starter, here are the GPS track lines of their walks.Read more

The plan: Floral diagrams

I’ve been looking at how I can develop some botanical knowledge outside my botanical illustration classes. Sally Corbet (a biologist and printmaker with a special interest in flowers and pollination) has suggested that I find a really good weeklong field trip to help build up my confidence and knowledge in this area. These courses are expensive and the right one hard to find. “What if you organised it so that a course came to you, to the place you areRead more

Intro to mapping plastic, plants and pathways

This year I’m going to present three projects that map elements of the physical and virtual world. Each project is linked not just by mapping but also by the fact that they ask indirectly for people to take action about the environment in which they live. Harnessing the power of the web, as well as the commercial image, the drawn picture and some people-power; the fields of ethnography, phenomenology, sustainability and open source are going to be explored. I’ve startedRead more