Mapping European Stereotypes
A subversive cartography of subjective perceptions of the Old World.
By Maria Popova
Geopolitical cartography is all about an objective view of the world’s political conventions. But there is nothing politically correct Mapping Stereotypes by Bulgarian-born, London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov — a series of amusing, often tragicomically true maps of Europe based on various subjective perceptions and ideologies.
Tsvetkov’s maps are available for purchase as prints, mousepads and t-shirts on Zazzle.
Published September 27, 2010