By Kris Harzinski
It's a state of affairs we're all accustomed to: making plans to go to buddies in an surprising a part of the town, you draw your self arudimentary map with certain instructions. In March 2008, image fashion designer Kris Harzinski based the Hand Drawn Map organization in an effort to gather simply such drawings of the typical. enthusiastic about those unintentional files of a second in time, he quickly accumulated a large choice of maps, starting from uncomplicated instructions to fictional maps, to maps of surprising locations, together with examples drawn by way of famous ancient figures corresponding to Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Shackleton, and Alexander Calder.
From the following to There celebrates those ephemeral documentsusually forgotten or tossed apart after having served their purposegiving them their due as artifacts representing tales from people's lives worldwide. there's the younger lady struggling with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who created maps of the Humira injections on her abdominal and thighs to assist her have in mind the websites, and provides them time to heal. Or the younger boy who imagined an entire nation for ants and placed it to paper. Lucas from Australia drew an obsessively specific map of his neighborhood site visitors island, and a teenage woman contributed a map of her highschool locker. American travelers received misplaced within the Bulgarian mountains following the hand drawn map of an area, and Britanny from Denmark drew instructions to an animal rights protest in Copenhagen. The maps featured in From right here to There are as various and touching because the tales they inform.
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Extra resources for From Here to There: A Curious Collection from the Hand Drawn Map Association
I HEARD YOU BROKE UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND LOLA PELLEGRINO Lola drew this map to document the end of an era in her life. When her ex-boyfriend broke up with his thengirlfriend—a girl with whom Lola did not really get along with—she drew the map to let him know that she was still around if he needed a friend or wanted to hang out. Unfortunately for Lola, the reference to living at the YMCA, intended as a joke, offended her ex and gave her nemesis fuel for a rather caustic discussion that followed.
When her ex-boyfriend broke up with his thengirlfriend—a girl with whom Lola did not really get along with—she drew the map to let him know that she was still around if he needed a friend or wanted to hang out. Unfortunately for Lola, the reference to living at the YMCA, intended as a joke, offended her ex and gave her nemesis fuel for a rather caustic discussion that followed. RHODE ISLAND 29 D IR E C T IO N M AP S WHERE WE ARE RAY MARCHANT Ray drew this map for an English friend to help him find his way when making a trip to Ray’s house in Adelaide.
The only thing to distinguish every rice field and little store from every other field and store that blanket the island is by the major roundabouts with epic Hindu statues in their centers. If you are lucky enough to find a street sign, it would be in Indonesian, with unrecognizable names to a foreigner. BALI, INDONESIA 36 D I R EC T I O N M AP S 37 D IR E C T IO N M AP S DAMAGED VIDEOS RENEE SHARP This incredibly vague map to a sushi restaurant was made for Renee and her boyfriend by a video store clerk.