Sohei Nishino’s maps are hellish auto-portraits, subjective representations built through fantastic repetition.
Picture your hometown. What does it look like in your mind? Can you mentally map its streets, its parks, its landmarks?
The notion of order is really rather muddled: as we put things together to make sense of them, we also surrender some of their meaning. And by its nature, order is perpetually shifting; rules are imposed, then they are broken, reconfigured. This paradox is at the heart of the International Center of Photography’s (ICP) fourth triennial, A Different Kind of Order.