Map Twins interviews

Sociological importance. More than just portraits, what’s really at the heart of Folded Map is humanity’s desire to connect on a deeper level. Tonika quickly discovered that her subjects were interested in getting to know one another, so she encouraged them to experience each other’s neighborhoods while she filmed the exchanges. Watch full video or any of the snippets below.

“Even though Chicago is huge, we still feel we should connect… We recognize when our city has a hand in not creating opportunities for us to get to know each other”


Interview snippets

Map Twins Nanette and Wade share their thoughts on their Folded Map experience.

Map Twins take turns describing where they live. Different sides of the city; different descriptions...

Brighid and Carmen share the costs of their home(s)—to their surprise.


Map Twins discuss their experience, at the project’s exhibition.