Formats
Anthologies
125
Audio
297
Catalogues
329
Clothing
20
Editions
23
Ephemera
59
Literary
39
Monographs
85
Posters
239
Video
40
Zines
117

Shop > Posters

#04539

Average Country

Artist
Antonia Hirsch
Price
$4.00
Date
2006
Publisher
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Format
Posters
Size
67 × 80 cm
Description

Produced as part of Hirsch’s “World Map Project.” where the series of maps reveals some of the epistemological, and, at times, material substructures that are intrinsic to geographical information. “Average Country” bears the image of a ‘world map’ but here the shape of each of the world’s countries is scaled to occupy the same relative area, which is then transformed into a transparent layer.

All layers are overlaid, making the centre of the image — which is shared by many countries — highly saturated in colour. Individual shapes are difficult to discern, yet this map’s uncertain borders and ambiguous shape can be understood to describe the territory of the ‘average country’.

Unlimited edition, stamped and initialed.

  1. Average Country
 

Related Items

  1. Antonia Hirsch: World Flag
  2. Antonia Hirsch: Negative Space: Orbiting Inner and Outer Experience
  3. 30th Birthday of Fluxus “A Conceptual Country“
  4. Fillip Issue No. 13
  5. Greg Curnoe: Retrospective Show Poster
  6. Stephen Ellwood: Working Papers
  7. Ian Hamilton Finlay: Poster for “Bicentennial Proposal: The French War: The War of the Letter“
  8. Rodney Graham: Recital
  9. Muntadas: Images pour la Lutte Contres le Sida
  10. Maurizio Nannucci: M.N.: Ce qu’il fallait demonster
  11. Susan Silas: The Four Seasons
  12. Garry Neill Kennedy: Art Work/Work Art: the Administrative
  13. Jana Sterbak: Images pour la Lutte Contres le Sida
  14. Stephen Ellwood: I HEAR THE STRAIN OF A STRUTTING CHANTICLEER
  15. Lucy Pullen and Mitchell Weibe
  16. Garry Neill Kennedy: Wall Paintings and Related Works
  17. Les Levine: What Can Your Federal Government Do For You?
  18. Les Levine: Village Voice / Mind
  19. Les Levine: The Plastic Arts: 4 New Shows
  20. Daniel Olson: Retour D’Ivoire
  21. Livres D’Artistes
  22. Group Exhibition Poster
  23. Exhibition poster
  24. Fernando de Filippi: Exhibition Poster
  25. Cioni Carpi: Gioni Carpi--one to come, one to go
  26. Anthony Gorny: Bookworks: 1982
  27. Fernando de Filippi: Transcrizione--Fernado de Filippi
  28. Exhibition Poster--Yasumasa Morimura
  29. BLESS: Bless Basics No.13