Bi-Weekly Program Updates / Sign Up

“The Influence of Maps on Society and Contemporary Art”

« Back to Events
This event has passed.
Event:
“The Influence of Maps on Society and Contemporary Art”
Start:
November 13, 2013 2:00 pm
End:
November 13, 2013 3:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Organizer:
Jeanne Brasile
Phone:
973-275-2033
jeanne.brasile@shu.edu
Updated:
October 3, 2013
Venue:
Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University
Phone:
973-275-2033
Address:
Google Map
400 S. Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ, 07079, United States
Picture1

Andrew Kapochunas discusses how Maps drawn by cartographers and artists have influenced the human understanding of the world from their inception. Maps are not static objects, they are ever-changing to reflect the knowledge, beliefs and circumstances of the people who use and create them. “Like many official documents, maps are something we often take at face value — an essential truth. But as this group of artists demonstrates, maps are far more than simple diagrams or way-finding tools”