Map of the City
The Van Abbemuseum Collection consists of over 2800 artworks. We publish texts and images on an ongoing basis, but this record is currently in the process of being documented.
Qiu Zhijie draws ‘maps’ based on concepts such as city and park. To Zhijie, mapping something amounts to a process of obtaining awareness. His map is a model for uniting personal and historical ideas. It can encourage new thoughts and insights.
With 'Map of the City', he wishes to look at the concept of a city. He focuses on the energy that the city emanates uniting aspects of different cities.
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