Map, Terrain, String and Paper

Peter Ainsworth


This is a very personal exploration of the relation between map, the world and internal experience in the context of childhood imagination. For the mini-cartographers referenced in the text, the practice of mapmaking is a central constituent of play. Herein the text posits the tethering of what constitutes the real for them in their acts of cartography constitutes a process of imaginative and creative world building

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