Rosten Woo


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I make work that is big, friendly, and direct. I work almost exclusively on crafting representations of the physical and political world and I try to create images that distill and explain – I don’t shy away from the didactic but, rather, lean into it. To the extent that the work becomes complex, it is because I’m working to represent what is inherently hard to perceive or conceive. I'm interested in the ways that marginalized communities are represented in map, diagram, and anecdote, and I develop counter-visualizations. My hope is that the things I make will help people to see familiar places and circumstances in an unfamiliar way.

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