Ville Lenkkeri “The Place of No Roads”

November 30, 2010 Comments Off on Ville Lenkkeri “The Place of No Roads”

Arctic Wildlife

Field Experiment

Dead Domestic Plants II

Map of the Underworld

Deserted Coal Mine



The Good Times I

Faded Map

From Finnish artist Ville Lenkkeri‘s book “The Place of No Roads”, in which he documented his trip to a deserted Russian coalmine in Svalbard (Spitsbergen). A few more pictures from the series can be found here.


If we don’t, remember me.

November 25, 2010 Comments Off on If we don’t, remember me.

If we don’t, remember me.

Mappemonde Cordiforme… and other unusual maps

November 21, 2010 Comments Off on Mappemonde Cordiforme… and other unusual maps

Mappemonde Cordiforme d’Oronce Fine ca. 1534, via BibliOdyssey

Dubbed “Fool’s cap Map of the World”, it remains unknown when, why and by whom it was created. Ca. 1580-1590, via Big Think | Strange Maps

Jerusalem as the center of the world, Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae, Heinrich Bunting, 1545-1606, via Dark Roasted Blend

Historical Map/chart of Italy by Girolamo Andrea Martignoni, 1721, via BibliOdyssey

Spanish illustrator Fernando Sanchez’ version of an Atlas, via Big Think | Strange Maps

Queens & Brooklyn are NYC’s balls in this Subway Map, via

If you’re interested in what cartography and literature might have in common, this book by Peter Turchi is a pretty entertaining read (with beautiful illustrations). Got me thinking about:blank…


November 17, 2010 Comments Off on Collages

Collages by Arturo Herman Medrano

Florian & Michael Quistrebert “Ex Futuro”

November 16, 2010 Comments Off on Florian & Michael Quistrebert “Ex Futuro”

Florian & Michael Quistrebert
Ex Futuro, video, 7’06, 2010

(Update:) West African Costumes

November 9, 2010 Comments Off on (Update:) West African Costumes

I couldn’t find out more about these pictures that were posted on Artsy Time.

UPDATE June 16, 2011:

Found the book in a store today, it’s magnificent. The photos were taken by art professor/photographer Phyllis Galembo, published in a book titled Maske by Chris Boot in 2010.


November 7, 2010 Comments Off on χαίνω

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