Mapping: Moby Dick in the woods

By on 26/02/2018 in blog | 2 comments

We were taking a short walk and taking pictures for the first phase of our project: mapping paths accessible for everyone. All of a sudden there it was! Better still, a shape that reminded me of him: Moby Dick, the white whale. It was indeed a bit amazing to see such a shape along a path for pedestrians and it was amazing to find out a boat along a lonely track. Actually it shouldn’t be so strange, we were walking along a path close to Sile river, but it was unexpected.      By mapping our world we have found so many unexpected things in the past months. Unexpected relationships between Nature and human beings. What can you see in this picture? Look at it carefully, we have been told that most people see “ivy” What is it? Plastic trying to destroy natural environment or Nature claiming for its place back? For us the second one. What is our relationship with Nature, is it a Mother or a...