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Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

The Pratt Manhattan Gallery is showcasing a collection of cartography-based works in You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping, an informative, visual, and artistic exhibition exploring the relationship between art and data visualization.

Curated by Katharine Harmon, author of You Are Here–NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City (2016), this is second exhibition of hers in this space, using maps of New York City to tell the story of the city and address a recurring question in the art and design zeitgeist.

Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

We here are Untapped Cities love maps and bringing to our readers the different aspects of New York City that can be shown from fun judgmental maps to those revealing the reality of the city’s present and reoccurring issues including rent and accessibility. The Pratt Manhattan Gallery’s exhibition You Are Here NYC which opened on September 22gives city and map enthusiast alike the chance to see a mapped out New York from a more interesting perspective melding together art and data.

Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

It combines the work of contemporary artists, designers, and data analysts, and features three commissioned pieces by Christine Gedeon, Ekene Ijeoma, and Doug McCune, who used complied census information about immigrants in New York to create works all in different forms of media.

In total, 19 cartography-based works are featured in the exhibition, including pieces by Kim Baranowski, Alexander Chen, Xingying Du, Michelle Htar, and Jessica Silverman, among many others.

The exhibition is on view through November 15, 2017 at 144 West 14th St on the Second Floor. 

Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Installation view, You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography. 

Next, go Inside the Future City Lab at the Museum of the City of New York Exhibit New York at Its Core

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