From fantasylands to unique cartographers (including one that’s non-human), here are five stories about maps.
“Prince’s sound is a musical hybrid, in which the history of Minneapolis, its people, and the social forces organizing life there are brought together.”
“What if we took each sourdough selfie, each Zoom class, each Peloton ride, each Netflix binge and mapped the ecology of resources and services that have made it possible for some of us? And at the same time impossible for others?” On pandemic maps and the Great Pause.
On the way from the old Brooklyn to the new branded, post-industrial Brooklyn, the city got lost.
Essayist Lynell George muses on California and the two cities—Los Angeles and San Francisco—that own a part of her heart.
“The number of migrants crossing illegally from Mexico to the U.S. has declined dramatically. Yet the rugged borderlands of southern Arizona have become a death zone.”