Maps and People


(L) TEN, COLLABORATION WITH DOUG BARRETT AND (R) LIBRARY MAP

These projects explore the relationship between individuals, personal narratives, and attachments to place. Ten tells the story of an entomologist who specializes in honeybee genetics. It traces his fascination with bees from the swarm he witnessed as a child to his pioneering work fighting honeybee blight. The ten-frame, book-like form is the result of a collaborative research and production process with colleague Doug Barrett. The Library Map documents a personal experience of libraries, eschewing traditional modes of categorization (Dewey decimals, the Library of Congress system) in favor of a swarm of words. Both projects emerged from a graduate seminar on mapping and place, developed and taught by Katerie Gladdys at the University of Florida.

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