71 Square Miles


Artist Jennifer Maravillas created a cartograph of Brooklyn representing each block with a piece of trash collected on that block.  This project — http://71squaremiles.com/ — combines so, so many of my favorite things into a massive, tidy, beautiful collage. Check out the work in progress here. Prints of past, equally political and whimsical for sale here.

via 71squaremiles.com

via 71squaremiles.com

Thanks to Oriana of Brooklyn Spaces for pointing it out to me.

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    […] artist is painstakingly creating art by cutting up trash from each block of Brooklyn and putting it together on a giant map. The result is visually arresting. [Everyday […]

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