Is it art or cartography

I know, enough with the maps already. But these are awesome—really. Japanese artist/photographer Sohei Nishino’s Diorama Map series is based on his unique approach to cartography. Nishino wanders around a city shooting hundreds of images with actual film, then cuts the photos into thousands of pieces before arranging and pasting the pieces into his fantastic maps. So far, he has completed thirteen city maps, including Paris, NYC, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Jerusalem.

diorama_tokyo

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diorama_shanghai

diorama_paris

diorama_istanbul

diorama_berlin

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