Feb 15 2017

Where Disaster Strikes

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryWhere Disaster Strikes

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Where Disaster Strikes: Modern Space and the Visualization of Destruction, an exhibition of disaster maps, is taking place now until 19 April at Harvard’s Pusey Library. Floods, fires, earthquakes, volcanoes, bombings, droughts, and even alien invasions: disaster can take many forms. And, although disasters are always felt dramatically, a disaster’s form and location impacts who records … Continue reading "Where Disaster Strikes"