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Invisible Cities Illustrated #1: HN30

Invisible Cities Illustrated #1: HN30

HN30 was commissioned by KN for HN's 30th birthday. It is two illustrations for Trude and Ersilia from Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, and each has the relevant text next to it. It also has a 45 page supplement of working notes, drawings and source material.

Trude: the London tube map redrawn as if it were an airline route map.
Ersilia: a network of curved lines connecting to every other node on a 6 x 5 grid.

Medium: Durst Lambda print, A0-sized, 2003.
© copyright Rod McLaren, 2003

(Invisible Cities is © Harcourt Brace & Co, 1978.
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities, 1972 (translated 1974), New York, Harcourt Brace & Co, 1978. ISBN 0-15-645380-0)