October 27: The Techno-Cartographic / Military-Industrial / Capitalist Gaze
Map Critiques: Shibani, Joanna
- John Pickles, “The Cartographic Gaze, Global Visions and Modalities of Visual Culture” and “Cyber-Empires and the New Cultural Politics of Digital Spaces” In A History of Spaces: Cartographic Reason, Mapping and the Geo-Coded World (New York: Routledge, 2004): 75-91, 145-75.
- Laura Kurgan, “Mapping Considered as a Problem of Theory and Practice,” “Representation and the Necessity of Interpretation,” & “From Military Surveillance to the Public Sphere” In Up Close at a Distance: Mapping, Technology and Politics (New York: Zone Books, 2012): 9-54.
- Alexis Madrigal, “How Google Builds Its Maps – and What It Means for the Future of Everything” The Atlantic (September 5, 2012) [A more recent, yet less thorough, article on Google’s Ground Truth: Greg Miller, “The Huge, Unseen Operation Behind the Accuracy of Google Maps” Wired (December 8, 2014).]
- Laura Bliss, “Who Owns the Digital Map of the World?” The Atlantic’s CityLab (June 25, 2015).
- Ryan Bishop, “Transparent Earth: The Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting and the Visual Geopolitics of the Underground” In Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth (Forensic Architecture, Sternberg Press, 2015): 580-90.
- Mei-Po Kwan, “Feminist Visualization: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 94:2 (2002): 645-61.
- Giorgia Lupi, Luca Simeone, Paolo Patelli and Salvatore Iaconesi, “Polyphonic Images of the Cities. Mapping New Human Landscapes through User-Generated Content,” Presented at the Northern World Mandate, Cumulus Helsinki Conference, Helsinki, 2012.
- Lisa Parks, “Digging into Google Earth: An Analysis of ‘Crisis in Darfur’” Geoforum 40:4 (2009): 535-45.
- Lisa Parks and James Schwoch, Eds., Down to Earth: Satellite Technologies, Industries, and Cultures (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012).
- Marianna Pavlovskaya & Kevin St. Martin, “Feminism and Geographic Information Systems: From a Missing Object to a Mapping Subject” Geography Compass 1:3 (2007): 583-606.
- Aaron Rothman, with Mishka Henner, Daniel Leivick & Clement Valla, “Beyond Google Earth” Places (May 2015).