Artist: Alicia Merrett
Title: Mapping Earth
Attribution: Mapping Earth, 2009, Alicia Merrett
Materials: Hand-dyed cotton sateen fabrics, cotton and polyester threads
Dimensions: 24" x 24"
Image Statement: A view from above of a village at the crossroads - a common feature of the English landscape. Maps have an irresistible appeal – they show us where places are and how to get to them; they describe features of our planet. Maps have been crucial in the development of mankind.