Of Utopias

Ana Bauer_Mapping Utopia

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2017. Photograph by Ana Bauer. 

I focused on the general layout of Utopia described in More’s text. The crescent shape of island, which creates a central bay, positions all the cities pointing towards the same landscape. I tried to convey the sameness of the cities by representing them as groups of four squares. The zig-zag lines surrounding the cities represent the farmland.

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