Friday, September 17, 2010

Geospatial Art at The Old Print Gallery

Nikolas Schiller: Geospatial Art is on view September 17 through November 13, 2010.

Opening reception: September 17 from 5 to 8 pm
Artist talk: October 15 from 6 to 8 pm

"Adding a radical new dimension to traditional cartography, Nikolas Schiller: Geospatial Art disrupts the singular geopolitical viewpoint and in its place reveals infinite paths and perspectives of specific places at specific times in history. Experimenting with new methods of projecting geospatial information in a three-dimensional environment, Nikolas Schiller creates these unique maps out of public domain orthophotography. He has re-projected much of urban America, from downtown central business districts to state capitals to highway intersections to national monuments, and now, Georgetown."

The Old Print Gallery, a destination for map enthusiasts since 1971, invites you to view Nikolas Schiller’s postmodern cartography amidst the gallery’s collection of maps dating from the seventeenth century to the present.

The Old Print Gallery
1220 31st Street NW in Georgetown.,

Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5:20 pm.
Free and open to the public

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