What if the whole world was your canvas? Radio signals your media? Your own movements your tools? Position artists use GPS to create drawings or messages by cycling, running, or walking along specific routes, and the art-form is growing in popularity. Click through these links for a fascinating look at how to wed the physical and the aesthetic worlds.
This “GPS-art obsessed” Canadian cyclist uses his GPS tracking device to record his bicycle trips around town?and the artwork he makes will awe you. From animals to birthday greetings to a map of the United States superimposed on the streets of Victoria, BC, they’re sure to inspire you to attempt your own creations.
Interested in trying position art for yourself? Outside magazine gives tips, tools, and recommended apps for planning and carrying out your artistic adventures.
The Figure Running app and community allow you to see what others are doing, share your work, and even collaborate with other artists on larger-scale projects.