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Other Cartographies

+ Other Cartographies

Kiara Marina Firpi Carrión reveals the motivations behind + Other Cartographies, a research project to highlight work by women map-makers.

Dream of the River

“I have a story to tell you and it has two characters, the river, and the salmon.” New writing, maps and sketches by California-based poet and painter Obi Kaufmann.

Going to Ground

Root systems as a metaphor for friends, family and routines: new lockdown garden paintings and drawings by artist Emma Cousin.

Placemaps

Daegan Miller, author of This Radical Land, on moving house, making maps, and finding home – from Massachusetts to Wisconsin to New York and back again.

August & Grain

  The fields were sudden bare – John Clare       Across the field, a half-mile or more away – across a dry liquid rustle of oats – a…

Dessins de téléphone

          This is part of RHYTHM, a section of The Learned Pig devoted to exploring rhythm as individual and collective, as poetic and biological, and the ways that…

Enemy of the State

Botanical illustrations of the early modern period (1550-1800), the “big science” of their day, served as documentation of useful plants found in colonial territories. Plants such as tobacco, sugar cane,…