Kiara Marina Firpi Carrión reveals the motivations behind + Other Cartographies, a research project to highlight work by women map-makers.
A journey from Iceland across to the Faroe Islands and finally to Sweden, by illustrator, artist and author Helen Cann.
A trio of asemic poems by Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset.
An in-depth interview with Matthew H. Edney and Mary Sponberg Pedley, editors of Volume IV of The History of Cartography.
“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.
Root systems as a metaphor for friends, family and routines: new lockdown garden paintings and drawings by artist Emma Cousin.
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.
Exploring the neurological primacy of the scribble or scrawl – a series of recent drawings and/as poetry by artist and poet SJ Fowler.
The fields were sudden bare – John Clare Across the field, a half-mile or more away – across a dry liquid rustle of oats – a…
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…
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,…