Barbara Meneley



Unmapping Dominus

digital animation

The data from several colonial maps from the Shortt Collection at the University of Saskatchewan Archives and Special Collections are compiled onto one image and erased. The utopic dreams of promised resources, names of claimed places, the borders, sea routes, and railways fade away. The piece shows the scars, the detritus of removal, while imagining a possible decolonized land.

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