Outreach

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Workshops

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Hand-Drawn Mapmaking, Museum of Modern Art, February 14 & 15, 2020

Hand-Drawn Mapmaking, Museum of Modern Art, January 17 & 18, 2020

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Hand-Drawn Mapmaking, Museum of Modern Art, November 8 & 9, 2019

Workshop, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2009

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HDMA attends Philly Zine Fest to collect maps, September 11 2009

Hand Drawn Baltimore, Contemporary Museum, June 13 2009

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HDMA attends the Baltimore DIY Festival to collect maps, May 19 2009

Exhibitions

Selected maps featured in MAPnificent! Artists Use Maps, Bronx River Arts Center, November 2013

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Nowhere: selections from the files of the Hand Drawn Map Association, Arcadia University Art Gallery, curated by Kris Harzinski, Fall 2010

Selected maps featured in You Are Here: Mapping the Psychogeography of New York City, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, curated by Katharine Harmon, September 2010

Collection of maps becomes part of the permanent collection of the University of Colorado Boulder Library, June 2010

Maps and digital archive featured in All Over the Map, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2009

Perspectives: Hand Drawn Maps of Your World and Beyond , Florida International University Library, curated by Kris Harzinski, August 2009

Works Published

Visual essay, “A World of Maps,” Les Others No. 7, 2018

Visual essay, “Lost Maps,” exhibition catalog of Datascapes, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University-Newark, 2014

Kris Harzinski and Margo Handwerker, “Jersey Fresh”, Pidgin, Spring 2011

Kris Harzinski, From Here to There: A Curious Collection from the Hand Drawn Map Association, Princeton Architectural Press, 2010

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Visual essay, “Utopia Dystopia,” Bookforum, Summer 2010

Selected maps featured in Data Flow: Visualising Information in Graphic Design, Gestalten, September 2008

Press

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Mark Wilson, “Google has a secret design library. Here are 35 of its best books,” Fast Company, August 7 2019

Michael Williams, “The Art of The Hand Drawn Map,” Blueprint for Living, ABC Radio National, April 30 2016

Julie Winterbottom, “Imaginative Maps,” Mental Floss, September 2015

Simon Garfiled, “Simon Garfield’s top 10 books with maps,” The Guardian, October 24 2012

Maria Popova, “7 Must-Read Books on Maps,” The Atlantic, July 1 2011

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Edith Newhall, “Maps to places real and places richly imagined,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7 2010

Rosecrans Baldwin, “From Here to There,” The Morning News, September 13 2010

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Erik van den Berg, “Van daar naar hier, en omgekeerd,” De Volkskrant, September 11 2010

Randall Mikkelsen, “GPS? Mapquest? Not for fans of hand-drawn maps,” Reuters, September 13 2010

Britta Conroy-Randall, “Getting Lost with Hand Drawn Maps,” Studio 360 Blog, August 20 2010

Julia Turner, “She Does a Better Job Than Map Quest!” Slate, April 28 2010

“Ten Spot,” Readymade, October/November 2009

Titia Ketelaar, “Kris Harzinski collects hand-drawn maps,” NRC Next, October 20 2008

Robin Young, “Hand Drawn Maps,” Here and Now, WBUR, September 30 2008

Tony Gonzalez, “Hand Drawn Maps Give Personal Perspective,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 3 2008

Lectures

Ursinus College, 2015

Kutztown University, 2011

New York Map Society at the Mid Manhattan Library, September 2011

Mapping Nowhere: A conversation with the Hand Drawn Map Association, Arcadia University, November 17 2010

M12’s Big Feed, Yuma, Colorado, October 9 2010

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New York Public Library, September 15 2010

Azavea, 2010


The Hand Drawn Map Association is founded in March 2008 with a collection of 9 maps found by Kris Harzinski while sorting through old papers.

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