137 - Occupied Territories

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Dominique Taléghani is a French scientific journalist by day, a designer of imaginary cartographies by night. On his or her (Dominique is one of those unisex first names) blog, several examples are listed, among which is this one, Territoires occupés


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Dominique mailed me to explain his/her fascination with maps – a fascination that most mapophiles understand, if not share:

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« I’ve always loved maps of all sorts, for their inherent beauty but also as a starting point for intense daydreaming – I remember a map of the Yukon that I scoured for its smallest details for hours on end. »

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Some of Dominique’s imaginary cartographies can be found on his/her blog, aptly titled Cartomane.

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