The Map is Accurate

The Map is Accurate is a series of performed “sketches” tracing the presence of people and objects in a space, emphasizing the boundaries that extend from and around them but aren’t visible. This could be how people tend to walk around or away from someone who is being very loud or someone who is noticeably … Read More

Unwelcome Map

I created this conceptual map as a way to document my experience of walking through Phoenix’s government buildings, post 9/11, in a world of heightened vigilance. As I walked through the city, I drew a continuous pencil line, stopping to mark my feelings of being unwelcome, suspicious or feeling suspicious of something else. Many of … Read More

Corner Detail Map: Central & Camelback

Sometimes, it seems you can never have enough detail. You can stand on the same corner, day after day, for years, waiting for a bus, and you’ll always see something new. That idea is what inspired me to make a series of corner detail maps. I started with a larger intersection from one perspective. Trying … Read More

Glendale Centennial

After exhaustive research at the Arizona State Archives I developed this custom map for Glendale, AZ’s Centennial celebration. (Oh, how I nerd out on Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps!) I layered aerial maps from intervals over the previous 100 years of the downtown Glendale area. Then, I combined the shapes of every building or street that … Read More