Theater-makers, natives, and newcomers draw mental maps of how they navigate comfort and discomfort in a rapidly changing city.
Casita Maria’s Elaine Delgado and Christine Licata describe the sites, markers, and programs of the South Bronx Culture Trail and pay homage to the area's exceptional cultural history.
Singer-songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane describes the way architecture, literature, and historical research inform his compositions and why he's drawn to storytelling tied to place.
An eighth grader's fascination with cities, public transit, and maps leads him to design subway maps for cities that don’t have mass transit systems.
Architect and educator Louise Harpman shares student work from NYU undergraduates whose visual representations of complex information make a case for creative "mapping" as a vital tool for researchers and designers.
Last night, the Museum of the City of New York brought together a panel of New York City subway map dignitaries for "The New York City Subway Map – Form v. Function in the Public Realm:" designer Massimo Vignelli, designer John Tauranac, author and typographer Paul Shaw, and KickMap creator Eddie Jabbour, in a discussion moderated by Steven Miller.
Artists and educators Jesse Shapins and Brian House discuss new directions in urban media arts, connecting maps, dictionaries and the tools of design education.