Maider López came to Huntly from the Basque Country, Spain for a three-month residency in the autumn of 2010.
Every day new interactive technologies are mapping the spaces we inhabit with greater accuracy and objectivity, producing publicly available maps of our immediate and wider environment. But how does this relate to individuals in a certain place? This topic provided an opportunity to examine the work of early Scottish cartographer, James Gordon of Rothiemay/Huntly. Maider explored how his legacy has influenced ways of thinking and map making, and what effect these practices have had on the public spaces they intend to represent.