Right MAP Making
Five Ways to Make Maps for a Future to be Possible.
the Practice of Right MAP Making
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Stopping to Observe, Experience and Share :: the Place itSelf
Visiting a place; field research for the edition “Generosity”
… and then you realize that there is something to say about this Beauty, this Joy, this livingness. And this something is a pressure from withIN that must speak. Practicing come to fruition and you put the tools to work.
vb ‘to mak’, making, to make :: to make bread, to make music, to make love.
The tools I use for my voice, this voice that speaks through me, are those of the printing press.
Stone and Plate Lithography. Relief, Letterpress, Intaglio, Collagraph and Chine-collé …. The process begins; rises from that place seeking expression and voice, sharing.
Notes, Ink Selection, Care and Drying
Signing the edition, Numbering, Record Keeping , . . and Sharing the Gift.
Responding to a Real Place; the making of a map
At the junction of the Clark Fork and Bitterroot Rivers, Kelly Island, Montana
Map showing field work visits
Riparian corridor in the Kelly Island complex.
The waterway(s) in the Kelly Island complex.
Field work notes and mapping
Lensless Image during field work visits
Three-Colour Lithograph Edition: “Again, A Real Place”
Forty letterpress copies are reserved as a signed and numbered edition by the author and available online from toMake Press for a donation. A donation of dana or generosity is requested. These copies are intended to support the work of the artist, author and printer. Shipped domestic USPS Priority in a tube.
The broadside is available without charge as a downloadable PDF.