toMAKE™ Press & the Practice of Right MAP Making

The artist makes the invisible visible. He or she shatters the clichés and narratives used to mask reality.
Chris Hedges

toMAKE™ and the World Beautiful

Right MAP Making : Mapmaking for a Future to be Possible
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“Right MAP Making: Five Ways to MAKE MAPs For a Future To Be Possible”
is a 21.5” by 14.5” two-colour letterpress broadside on Somerset Velvet Antique white, copyright by Steven R Holloway and designed & produced by toMake™ Press. It is intended to articulate the fundamental principles of ethical conduct in mapping and maps and to stimulate “right action.” Set in Operina and Dante and printed in an edition of 360 copies, of which 40 are signed and numbered, on the occasion of the 2007 Pecha Kucha of the North American Cartographic Information Society during which copies were distributed at the annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.

Forty letterpress copies are reserved as a signed and numbered edition by the author and available online from toMake Press. These copies are intended to support the work of the artist, author and printer.

The broadside is available without charge as a downloadable PDF. Donations appreciated.

“to MAKE” was founded as the ‘Oikos Work’ in 1970, and as toMAKE™ in 1998 … Practicing “Map-Making for a Future to be Possible.”

toMAKE™ is the artist owned Press & studio of Steven R Holloway, that editions maps, prints, broadsides & books in limited edition stone lithography, intaglio, letterpress and relief matrices. The press is located in Missoula Montana; backbone crown of the continent, the intermountain west, northern rockies. The maps and prints are always responses to real places reflecting multiple visits; places experienced by an open eye and heart.