MUCH OF THE DRAWING-BUILDING archive features drawings that employ various strategies for conveying a utopic dissatisfaction for what is presently possible.
Utopia, by definition, is no-place, and it is understood that Utopia is principally unattainable, but arriving is not the point. Utopia is about striving and departure (in striving, one is no longer inhabiting a place, but already, in some way, in transit). In the history of Utopia, representations often indicate an odyssey, a passage. In order to navigate such an odyssey, one would be well advised to leave with a map. Cartography is an essential trope in the utopian formulation of a no-place coming into view. This collection of drawings, in ...