Ingrid Dabringer transforms normal maps into whimsical people and creatures, using paint to reveal their hidden shapes
As a hopeless lover of maps, creative cartography and, especially, maps as art, I was utterly enchanted by the work of mixed-media visual artist Ingrid Dabringer, who uses acrylic paint to draw—or, more precisely, find—extraordinary, playful characters and vignettes in ordinary maps.
"I like to elevate the mundane. The Mundane is so saturated with meaning if we just take an extra second to dwell on it. The Mundane is saturated with symbolism." ~ Ingrid Dabringer
New York City Subway
Bird Migration Dame
Bird Migration Dude
Vienna Ballet Countess
Ireland and England
Green Toronto A
Green Toronto B
Flamenco: Middle America
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Images: Ingrid Dabringer
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