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Where You Are: A Collection of Maps That Will Leave You Feeling Completely Lost

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Every day we map. We map how we get from a to b. We map when we’re somewhere new, and somewhere we’ve been many times before. We map ourselves, our days, our thoughts, memories, what we want to mark, save and share. Today it seems, that most of the time, despite all this mapping, we actually don't have a clear sense of where we are.

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Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 12th 2013 by Visual Editions (first published 2013)
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Drew
Aug 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
A fantastic collection, although worth taking in over several days. Tackle one or two maps at a time then take a break. Read them out of order. Think about them. If one doesn’t strike you, move on – you’ll find yourself wherever you are no matter how you tackle this box. Some say that last year was a big year for the “book-as-object” – but those ladies at Visual Editions have known from the start that the object is nothing unless there’s something worthwhile inside. Where You Are just proves tha ...more
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5 stars for the concept: a box with sixteen booklets/maps, all dealing with the central concept of map and how it can be revisualized in our modern age of GPS. The artists/authors are all quite talented and come up with some very creative approaches. Unfortunately, I found them hit-or-miss. Some of their existentialist meanderings totally drew me, especially those involving personal narratives which had some universality in them, e.g., nostalgia about one's childhood as an adult. But others just ...more
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Pensando el mapa como una nueva forma de expresión literaria. Un libro cuidadoso en detalles y contenido. Apuesta ganadora.
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