From 30th April 2010, the British Library has a free exhibition on maps, which may be of inspiration for some textile artists. For extra inspiration check out:
Starting this Sunday, there are 3 episodes, 1 hour each, 9pm BBC4 : Maps Power, Plunder & Possession. It is repeated on BBC4 later in the week too.
This was given a preview on BBC Breakfast this morning
Then also on BBC 4 this next week, Mon - Thursday 8.30pm 30 minutes each
The Beauty of Maps
Magnificent Maps is a free exhibition - for more information go to www.bl.uk and click on "what's on".