In times of the pandemic, of social distancing and online conferences, our friend and fellow counter-cartographers at UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil,1 invited Ângela Katuta and Pablo Mansilla Quiñones to discuss “Cartography as an Instrument of Emancipation.” Watch these inciting talks and debate on indigenous cartographies, collective mapping and different ways of being in the world […]
A pandemic is a global phenomenon. It crosses borders but does not undo them; on the contrary, at times it seems that it reinforces them by revealing current power relations even more harshly. A pandemic is a health phenomenon which is eminently spatial. The disease is local, the epidemic regional or national and the pandemic […]
In times of the global pandemic, around the world, different organizations use maps to visualize where solidarity practices occur. These maps facilitate access to vital resources and services. In some cases, they are used also, to organize solidarity, to coordinate distribution and show where we can engage ourselves. While maps illustrating the pandemic’s spreading became […]
Alberto Curamil is the 2019 Goldman Prize Recipient for South and Central America. He is an indigenous Mapuche, who organized the people of Araucanía to stop the construction of two hydroelectric projects on the sacred Cautín River in central Chile. The destructive projects, canceled in late 2016, would have diverted hundreds of millions of gallons […]
On the 9th of April the Not-an-Atlas America Latina Tour ended in Quito. Thanks to all supporters! It was really wonderful, muito lindo, maravilhoso!