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Geography of Strays: A 2010 Census
Author(s):McCarney, Mary Kate; McCarney, Mary Kate
Laramie animal control keeps an arrival log that includes an entry for every animal in residence. Each page of this log features 32 one-line entries for 32 incoming animals. The 2010 log is 40 pages long. My map takes this ...
Wild Wild East
Author(s):Osofsky, Luling; Osofsky, Luling
This map aims to highlight the surprising prevalence in range of Asian traces found in Laramie. Laramie's downtown is dotted with a handful of Asian restaurants as well as studios for yoga, martial arts and acupuncture. ...
Ghosts & Cottonwoods
Author(s):LeClair, Tasha; LeClair, Tasha
Trees say people live here; ghosts say they used to. Laramie's most famous ghost stories feature people who lived during its early days as a railroad camp and home of the Territorial Prison. Some cottonwoods can live for ...
Author(s):Zhorov, Irina; Zhorov, Irina
In the essay that accompanies this map, I write: One maps one's fears, one's desires: old maps teem with monsters and maelstroms lying low in the waters that lead to promised lands. Modern maps only chart these same interests ...
Birds, Birding, and Birders
Author(s):Dema, Tsering; Dema, Tsering
Laramie, with its large expansive sagebrush, aspens, conifers and riparian habits is a haven for numerous birds. The waterfowls and shore birds swim and wade in the ponds, rivers and lakes of Laramie. Others like falcons, ...
Velocity, Ferocity, and the Gem City
Author(s):Kelley, Chavawn; Kelley, Chavawn
Laramie began with the arrival of the railroad in 1868 and a succession of transcontinental routes followed, most notably the Lincoln Highway and I-80. The bullet hole in the mirror of the Buckhorn Bar has always seemed ...
Many Homes: Five American Indians Maps Wyoming
Author(s):Gunther, Kristen; Gunther, Kristen
There are numerous connections between the University of Wyoming and the American Indian tribes present in this region. In fact, the University is currently in the process of inventorying all of the various ways in which ...
Apple A Day, An
Author(s):Hagy, Alyson; Hagy, Alyson
I want to make a map of things that are hard to nurture in Laramie. Why does it seem like it's hard to find a doctor here? Why are fruit trees so precious to us? Why do so many people in Wyoming seem to hate the affordable ...
Author(s):Herbinson, Kelly; Herbinson, Kelly
Hi, my name is Kelly Herbinson and I created the concept for the map. The theme is undervalued female labor in Wyoming both by nurses and ants. I was startled to learn that Wyoming currently has the widest gender wage gap ...
Saloons and Salons
Author(s):Pham, Jacklynn; Pham, Jacklynn
I created saloons and salons as one way of directly subverting the narrative of Laramie as a wild western town, by showing that Laramie has 23 bars, but 34 beauty salons, a contrast to the idea of a hearty, rough and tumble, ...