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Digital mark making with satellite navigation technology

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gpsdrawing.com is a collection of drawings, sculptures, and experiments made with Global Positioning System (GPS) by Jeremy Wood

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Jeremy Wood is an artist and mapmaker whose work is an expression of the poetry and politics of space. For over a decade he has been exploring GPS satellite technology as a tool for digital mark making on water, over land, and in the air.

Wood started GPS drawing to investigate the expressive qualities of digitally tracing his daily movements. His work binds the arts and sciences by using languages of drawing and technology to present a personal cartography. By revealing ones tracks the technology can introduce new approaches to travel, navigation and local awareness. GPS drawing engages a range of creative applications and challenges perceptions of scale by travelling as a geodetic pencil.

Wood specialises in public artworks and commissions with an original approach to the reading and writing of places. His work is exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collection of the London Transport Museum, the V&A, and the University of the Arts in London. He has conducted numerous GPS drawing and mapping lectures and workshops in schools, museums and galleries and continues to make drawings and maps of his daily travels with GPS.

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The Cartographic Journal: GPS Tracings- Personal Cartographies.PDF
Leonardo Electronic Almanac: Focus On Jeremy Wood

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Selected Press Links:
Map Yourself-Top 10 Tips for Personal Cartography
Information Aesthetics
- Tracing the Environment at Scale 1:1 Completely on Foot
Engadget- Artist uses GPS to map things the old-fashioned way: walking aroundinfo
Gizmodo- GPS Map Made With One Really, Really Long Walk
The New York Times 2003- The 3rd Annual Year in Ideas; G.P.S. Art
The New York Times Arts Online- Drawing (and Doodling) With Countryside as Canvas

Books Contributions:

 

Mowing the Lawn
Mowing the Lawn 20110912

Traverse Me
Traverse Me Warwick Universiry campus GPS map

© Jeremy Wood. 2012 www.gpsdrawing.com