Hand-Drawn Map as Address

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A tourist in Reykjavík couldn’t find the address of a farm located near the city of Búðardalur and drew a map on the letter instead. The letter seems to have safely arrived at the farm indicated with the red dot marking ‘here’.

Author: ignazstrebel.net

Ignaz Strebel is an urban geographer and senior scientist at the University of Lausanne. His research is on the social and material practices that make up and transform urban systems. Using ethnography and audio-visual projects, he currently researches building care work, energy infrastructure services and the transformation capacities of prefabricated buildings.