Tag Archives: Google Earth

Of this blistering montage of stitched Google Earth imagery, Sligo based artist Páraic McGloughlin sez:

A brief look at the earth from above, based on the shapes we make, the game of life, our playing ground. Pearse McGloughlin and I collaborated on the audio resulting in something between music and a soundtrack. 


A mesmerising video by Adnaan Jiwa, who edited over four thousand stills from Google Earth and sequenced the lot to the electro-swing of ‘Midnight’ by Caravan Palace.


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from the Instagram account Sad Topographies – a genuine collection of melancholic locations harvested from Google Maps.


Artist, Clement Valla captures surrealist images by zooming into Google Earth locations at just the right angle to reveal flattening and warping effects caused by limitations in the 3D mapping technology.

“The images are screenshots from Google Earth with basic color adjustments and cropping. I am collecting these new typologies as a means of conservation – as Google Earth improves its 3D models, its terrain, and its satellite imagery, these strange, surrealist depictions of our built environment and its relation to the natural landscape will disappear in favor of better illusionistic imagery.”