Emma Johnson is a Suffolk-based artist who creates 3D layered maps. The artist reconstructs paper maps into complex, symbolic artworks. Her work explores themes of memory, time and history. We love the way Emma collages her map material to create familiar yet alternative urban landscapes. The…Show more resultant works are not only rich with meaning, but they are also rich in tactility.
Emma trained at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and she has done residencies in the UK and Hungary. The artist has had two solo exhibitions in the UK and her work has featured in numerous group shows in the US, Hong Kong and Australia.
The artist’s reconstituted maps can also be found in various books on cartography.Show less
"I believe that Emma's 3D layered maps will prove extremely popular. The reconstruction of maps and other paper ephemera, cutting paths and layers to transform the originals into reconstituted and complex new objects, is fascinating and draws the eye of the viewer, wanting to explore more and more."
Anthony Fawcett - Rise Art Curator
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