Blank Mappings 
installation, 2010/11
three laser-engravings on BFK-Rives paper 90 x 90 cm each | three worktables 70 x 100 x 100 cm each
LED-panels, plexiglass sheets, projected compass rose
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Blank Mappings is a reflection on the function and the context of maps and spatial images. Three laser engraved views of the divided town of Nicosia, an aerial view and the two variations of the town plan - as seen from the south and from the north respectively - are displayed on backlit worktables. The reciprocally elsewhere placed white territory proves to be an imprint of a void, a mapped blank which manifests an exposed mastery of space. A charted record of absence and negation implies the existence of a mutual declaratio vacui.

The three display tables are aligned in the exhibition space so as to point to the North. Similarly a compass rose is being projected on the floor in the same direction at a distance from the map tables. A sense of orientation in a space without openings or other spatial points of reference intensifies an absurdity suggested by the mappings on which quasi negative "dominions" are being recorded.