Adam Dant’s Political Maps

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This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 12th Jul 2022


Artist and cartographer Adam Dant turns his attention to the world of politics, in Britain and beyond.

Join us at Stanfords with Artist and Cartograper Adam Dant talking about his head spinning mission of creating an illustrated Atlas of our common Political terrain.

As 'The Official Artist of The UK's 2015 General Election' Dant is well qualified for this task and his insights and observations gathered whilst on the campaign trail with a host of political hopefuls make for a highly entertaining trove of tales from the frontline here revealed in colourful fashion.

The resulting handsome and captivating volume Adam Dant's Political Maps ( Batsford Books) will guide and delight the viewer through the geography of the broad Political landscape via 47 diverting cartographic works of art, where we can encounter... the messaianic mission of Jeremy Corbyn, London as the playground of Boris Johnson, Europe as a continent of agitating secessionist entities, the perilous passage of 'Brexit', and Dant's masterpiece 'The Government Stable' ; a compendia of 2015 UK general election moments depicted as a warehouse crammed full of hundreds of recognisable bits of anecdote and ephemera.

As an illustrated talk Adam Dant's Political Maps promises to beguile the eye whilst we encounter what is often a fraught subject in a congenial manner ( possibly spilling some beans en route ).

About the author:

Adam Dant studied at the Royal College of Art, London and the MS University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India. He creates dense, elaborate narrative drawings that examine and depict public contemporary life, space, mythologies and histories. These works are thoroughly researched, with the artist drawing on a deep well of historical and visual sources to create his wittily perceptive detailed drawings. He is the author of Maps of London and Beyond, and lives and works in London.

The event will start promptly at 6.30pm.

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2022-07-12 2022-07-12 Europe/London Adam Dant’s Political Maps Artist and Cartograper Adam Dant talks about his head spinning mission of creating an illustrated Atlas of our common Political terrain. Stanfords,7 Mercer Walk,,London



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