2022-02-26 22:23

  • Maps are not the territory. They are an abstraction that help us to do something.
  • Once you've made a map, you have to use it to
  • From Peter Hall
  • My interpretation from OOO - data becomes facts and facts become maps, but you can only collect a subset of data and facts require interpretation
  • Bismarck conference - a map with blank space in Africa helped colonial powers carve up Africa
  • Is mapping un-ecological? Sees things as resources. You cannot map everything so things will always be missed...A fundamentally flawed way of understanding the world.
  • Blue marble photo - It's not a map - it's showing that the earth is fragile and something that can't be mapped (?)
  • Situated wickedness - an oxymoron? Natalie Jeremijenko / Pond looks at situated knowledge
  • References
    • Weaknesses of Wickedness - Noordegraaf et al.
    • Jeremy Krampton
    • Mark Monmonier - How to lie with maps
    • BBC - program on maps
    • Are we human
    • RNDR / Lust
    • James Corner - The Agency of Mapping
    • Hector Design Studio - Mifflin Square Park