Viewing the Emergent City and Its People

GPS drawing on bike by michael wallace

From Designboom

Really large scale art now to find ways to see it on the ground- maybe virtual traces visible on your Iphone?

 
‘hydra-bus!’, 2012
16.02 miles in 2 hours, 43 minutes, 49 seconds 

all images © michael wallace

baltimore, maryland, USA-based cyclist and artist michael wallace, has developed an portfolio comprised entirely of bike-traced city-scale sketches.
the artist says of his work, ‘GPX riding is my general term for using a GPS device to track and record my location while riding my bicycle. in short,
I use GPS technology to record where I go in a planned effort to create massive images.
‘ his ‘virtual geographic adventures’, in their completion,
range anywhere from near 17 miles to as little as 5 wallace moves about the city in a strategic path in order to develop resemblances of various symbols,
events, and characters.


‘pagoda!’, 2012
11.43 miles in 1 hour, 52 minutes, 53 seconds


‘super conductor’, 2012
12.32 miles in1 hour, 40 minutes, 51 seconds


‘hurricane irene’, 2012
10.36 miles in 1 hour, 39 minutes, 30 seconds


‘GPX mythwallogy’, 2012
9.72 miles in 1 hour, 56 minutes, 49 seconds


‘titanic’, 2012
7.58 miles in 1 hour, 37 minutes, 38 seconds


‘big rig!’, 2012
13.22 miles in 2 hours, 18 minutes, 13 seconds


‘los dias de los muertos’, 2012
8.99 miles in 1 hour, 42 minutes, 59 seconds


‘grapes’, 2012
7.10 miles in 1 hour, 21 minutes, 37 seconds


‘lunar lander’, 2012
13.58 miles in 2 hours, 22 minutes, 17 seconds


‘terminator’, 2012
6.16 miles in 54 minutes, 45 seconds

via the creators project

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