S4 by Emma McNally, But though one’s initial impression may be of maps or other kinds of compressed or abstracted informational forms, in the end these works are fully independent of the types of object they superficially resemble. … McNally is technically very inventive, generating with the pencil a multiplicity of lines, dots, scratches or tracks, building up individual works from literally thousands and thousands of marks that frequently make up specific units or shapes.
I am not the only person to make maps like this. My media is leftover colored or painted paper cut into strips and woven into a piece of sliced paper, then cut into shapes to fit within a street grid. They sell very well! This site has several: get set to translate the French, as that is the site's home base!