Map Critique and Creation Assignment

Presentation Schedule

UMA Atlas

MAPS WE PLAN TO REVIEW IN-CLASS

HyperCities (9/29)

Stanford Spatial History Project (9/29; 2 people)

Vectors' Mobility Issue 1:2 (Spring 2006) (9/29)

Trevor Paglen, Craig Dietrich & Raegan Kelly, “Unmarked Planes and Hidden GeographiesVectors 2:2 (Winter 2007) (9/29)

Pleriplurban (10/6)

Urbagram (10/6)

34 North 118 West [here too] (10/6)

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OTHER OPTIONS

Google Maps/Earth (see, e.g., Jason Farman, "Mapping the Digital Empire: Google Earth and the Process of Postmodern Cartography" New Media & Society 12:5 (2010); Michael Goodchild, "Citizens as Censors: The World of Volunteered Geography" GeoJournal 69:4 (2007): 211-21).

Mapping Power Networks: Bureau d'Etudes + Josh On's "They Rule" (see Brian Holmes, "Counter Cartographies" and J. J. King, "The Node Knows" In Janet Adams & Peter Hall, Eds., Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006): 20-25, 44-49 + 37-41).

Columbia University's Spatial Information Design Lab.

Mapping Surveillance: Institute for Applied Autonomy, "i-SEE" (see Lize Mogel & Alexis Bhagat, "Tactical Cartographies" An Atlas of Radical Cartography (Los Angeles: Journal of Aeshtetics an Protest Press, 2007): 29-37).

Mapping Cyberspace: Barrett Lyon & The Opte Project, "Map of the Internet" + Bill Cheswick & Hal Burch, Lumeta + Atlas of Cyberspaces.

Mapping Projects for Mobile Devices: Chris Speed, et. al., "Walking Through Time"

The Network & Society Project, the CurrentCity Project + Other Projects @ MIT's Senseable City Lab.

Christian  Nold, Biomapping (see Tom Vanderbilt, "The Body Electric" Artforum 45:7 (March 2007): 119-20 and Christian Nold, Ed., Emotional Cartography: Technologies of the Self (Creative Commons)).

Pleiades (see Tom Elliott & Sean Gillies, “Digital Geography and ClassicsDigital Humanities Quarterly 3:1 (Winter 2009).

Proboscis, "Urban Tapestries" (see Andrea Moed, "The Map Gets Personal" In Janet Adams & Peter Hall, Eds., Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006): 107, 122).

Radical Cartography

Eric Sanderson, Kim Fisher, Markley Boyer, Amanda Huron and Danielle LaBruna & Philip Pond, The Mannahatta Project.

The Skyscraper Museum's Visual Index to the Virtual Archive and Manhattan Timeformations (see Janet Abrams, "Destinations and Detours" and "Looking for a Less Imperial Gaze" In Janet Adams & Peter Hall, Eds., Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006): 112-16).

Sound Mapping: "Fractions of a Second: An Olympic Medal" New York Times (February 26, 2010); John Krygier, "Making Maps With Sound" Making Maps: DIY  Cartography [blog post] (March 25, 2008); Ben Taussig, "Atlas Sound: A Typology of Sound Maps" This is Weird Vibrations [blog post] (January 10, 2010); ---, "Sound Maps II" (January 13, 2010); Radio Aporee.

Other options here