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There There Square
August 1, 2008 6:14 AM   Subscribe

There There Square: The desire to own and name land and the pleasures of seeing from a distance color this personal survey of the history of mapmaking in the New World. There There Square takes a close look at the gestures of travelers, mapmakers, and saboteurs that determine how we read - and live within - the lines that define the United States. Jacqueline Goss is a videomaker and new media artist whose work explores muted personal and historical narratives and negotiates the slides and snags one encounters while moving between written and spoken communication. She currently teaches in the Film and Electronic Arts Department at Bard College. Winner of the 2007 Alpert Award for Film/Video from the Herb Alpert Foundation
posted by Fizz (4 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
I have no idea what that was trying to convey but it was intensely beautiful.

Thank you.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 7:19 AM on August 1, 2008


That was cool. Interesting, and fitted snugly with my 5-minute attention span.
posted by kisch mokusch at 8:06 AM on August 1, 2008


lovely. and yay Bard College! (My alma mater)
posted by anotherpanacea at 8:28 AM on August 1, 2008


Bookmarked, thank you.
posted by jokeefe at 1:01 PM on August 1, 2008


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