On Deep Mapping

“Reflecting eighteenth century antiquarian approaches to place, which included history, folklore, natural history and hearsay, the deep map attempts to record and represent the grain and patina of place through juxtapositions and interpenetrations of the historical and the contemporary, the political and the poetic, the discursive and the sensual; the conflation of oral testimony, anthology, memoir, biography, natural history and everything you might ever want to say about a place …”

Mike Pearson and Michael Shanks, Theatre/Archaeology (Routledge 2001) page 64-65

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Deep Mapping Owain notes 2015

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