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Edge Effects
Deep Maps / Geographies from Below
Nuno Sacramento

Fri 28 July 2017

What do maps tell us? And what do maps conceal? Going beyond the diagrammatic depiction of a particular geography (geo=earth, graphy=description), Deep Maps open up a space of intense topographic exploration.

In this workshop we will start by looking at historical and current maps of Glasgow and ask: What do they tell us about this place?
What else is there to know about this place?

Then we will speculate about possible events and apocryphal stories that might have taken place there, about geological time, land ownership and use, insurance plans and fire risk, infrastructure and energy, sustainability and ultimately about our role as citizens in imagining and shaping the city.

The workshop will consist of a short presentation, collective map reading and a walk around the block.

This event is presented as part of Scottish Sculpture Workshop: Edge Effects; a programme of workshops, walks, sound work, film and performance that explore the complex co-dependencies between ecological, social, economic, and political phenomena.

Edge Effects runs from 27 - 30 July at CCA and sites across the city. For more details on the full programme visit: SSW Edge Effects.