Friday, April 2, 2010

Maps of maps of the south end

We've now had 3 mapping workshops to date, the most recent taking place at Northeastern University. Thanks to Sophia Ainslie and her experimental drawing class I now have a pile of great maps to sort through, those images are coming soon. In the meantime, here are some portions of maps that were made by participants in MyTown, a fantastic organization located in Boston's south end that trains Boston-area teenagers to give historical walking tours of the south end. They took part in the first workshop in which I asked them to make maps of their tour route. One theme that emerged was the "map within a map":

There are still 3 workshops upcoming in April and as always, registration to each workshop is always open. Groups and individuals both welcome.

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