The Population Center, The Geographic Center, The Geodetic Center—these are just some of the attempts to define the middle of the nation. All are precise, in their own way, and all are sincere in their respective desire to find the heart of this big, complicated place.
2011–2012 CLUI Research Project
Some Centers of the USA
This project is part of the CLUI Lines of Site thematic program, an ongoing series of presentations about surveying, cartographic lines, perimeters, and borders. The Centers of the USA exhibit is a co-production of the Institute for Marking and Measuring (IMAM), and the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), with additional support by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and Creative Capital.