September 8, 2009 — Leave a comment

When artist Esther Polak and researcher Ieva Auzina discovered that much Latvian milk is transported to the Netherlands, they decided to follow its progress from the cow’s udder to the consumer’s mouth using GPS navigation. Milk received the prestigious Golden Nica new-media prize.

“Really, everyone needs their own map. Everyone has their own spatial pattern, their own view of reality.”

Esther Polak
“I wondered how to represent our economic relationship with the landscape, and realised I could use new technology.”
Esther Polak

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