Using mapping as structure of applying informational graphics, students explore aspects of visually charting self-identity. Through graphic design principles students investigate how to visually use mapping, signage and data to portray culture, history, ethnicity, memory relating to their individual backgrounds. Using traditionally based, digital media and typography students create digital images and artist book based on mapping addressing specific assignments using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator preferred. One course.