Maps and Portraits: The Art of Ed Fairburn

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Ed Fairburn, Denver Southbound. Ink over topographic map, 18″ × 23″.

Ed Fairburn’s art combines portraiture with maps, in which the faces, drawn in ink over an existing map, seem to emerge from the topographic or urban features. Here’s a short video feature on Fairburn from Arts District, a Rocky Mountain PBS program. [via]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

I blog about maps at The Map Room, review books for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, and edit a fanzine called Ecdysis.