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WATER ATLAS OF DUBLIN

KATIE HOLTEN

Water Atlas of Dublin presents an alternative map of the city, one that is not confined by physical and political boundaries. Instead, the atlas explores innumerable invisible aspects such as food and water networks, cloud formation, insect paths, weed dispersal, and geological foundations. It is a collection of maps, of facts, of versions of place – a compendium of views. Water Atlas of Dublin maps the contours of water within the city of Dublin – combining drawings with historical, factual information and anecdotal, remembered data, as well as found diagrams, photographs, and texts. The atlas investigates how we conceive of and perceive water within the city. As such, it will help expand our understanding of Dublin as one integrated, natural system. ‘No two people,’ Rebecca Solnit writes, ‘live in the same city’. Dublin is in practice infinite.

WATER ATLAS OF DUBLIN KATIE HOLTEN