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Africa Is Much Bigger Than You Think It Is

Jackson, CS (2018) Africa Is Much Bigger Than You Think It Is. Author, Liverpool.

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Abstract

Historically, Africa has tended to be misrepresented in maps. In the commonly used Mercator method of mapping a sphere (the Earth) onto a at plane (a map), countries further away from the equator are distorted and enlarged. Consequently, Africa is diminished and presented as smaller than it actually is. This work seeks to correct this misrepresentation by showing the continent in relation to something we associate as being large - the Moon. Both images are to the same scale and sized correctly relative to each other.

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: Civil Rights; Graphic Design; Africa
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Liverpool School of Art and Design
Publisher: Author
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 10:40
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 10:40
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/8850

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