"The Influence of Maps on Society and Contemporary Art"
Andrew Kapochunas discusses how maps drawn by cartographers and artists have influenced the human understanding of the world from their inception. Maps are not static objects, they are ever-changing to reflect the knowledge, beliefs and circumstances of the people who use and create them. “Like many official documents, maps are something we often take at face value -- an essential truth. But as this group of artists demonstrates, maps are far more than simple diagrams or way-finding tools” The event is free and open to the public.