Grid Corrections
Gerco de Ruijter & Michel Banabila, 2016, 1'27''

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This film was made mining the Thomas Jefferson's Grid in Google Earth. By superimposing a rectangular grid on the earth surface, a grid built from exact square miles, the spherical deviations have to be fixed. After all, the grid has only two dimensions. The north-south boundaries in the grid are on the lines of longitude, which converge to the north. The roads that follow these boundaries must dogleg every twenty-four miles to counter the diminishing distances: Grid Corrections.

(also available as loop without titles)

  • Date: 2016
  • Length: 1'27''
  • Type: Video
  • Copyrights: All rights reserved (c) LIMA