Frank Romo - The Big View of Mapping Now

From a lifetime of practical experience in community work, wrestling with the structures that form and direct peoples, Frank Romo ( had an expanding perspective on the human experience. In this conversation we get to discuss his landmark, interactive "Black Lives Matter Map" (, as well as his background and works such as the "Murals In Detroit" ( He's passionate about making cartographic works to illuminate the complexities of right now, from the individual to the collective, and impacting our culture's dialogue. This is just a portion of an energizing and challenging conversation with Frank Romo.