@ 2017 Harini Venkataraman

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excerpt

To research and compile a book about “lost” places, featuring a diverse and functional typographic design system displayed across multiple chapters and infographics.

synopsis

There are many books fictionally exploring lost cities and continents, but not many accounts that draw close parallels between mythical descriptions and physical or geographical evidence found in scientific and historic archives and news reports. Combining this with reality and a favorite topic: mythology, Mapping Mirages was born.

oneirataxia

(noun)  [GREEK]

MAPPING LOST PLACES AND THEIR STORIES

 

Mapping Mirages is a print and digital book that explores the trace of mythological, historical, biblical and imaginary places to real-life anecdotes and tragedies.