Over two years ago we published “This Is Not an Atlas”. This was the starting point for a journey through the wonderful world of counter-cartographies. When we reflect on what Not-an-Atlas has become since its publication, the images (and emotions) that come to our mind are predominantly related to encounters: the diverse co-organizers and participants […]
Not-an-Atlas will be present at conference cycle “Futurs Pluriels” (Plural Futures) at SciencesPo, Paris. At October 21 (7:15 – 9:15pm) we will participate in the session entitled “The Map Makes the Territory”, together with Frédérique Ait-Touati and Boris Mericksay.
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project’s (AEMP) work is inspiring for activist cartographers and mapping activists in a number of ways: its strategic use of maps to accuse the manifold forms of oppression in neoliberal urbanization; its commitment to local communities and underrepresented spatial subjectivities; and its involvement with multiple (artistic, scientific, tech…) means of activist action. […]
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 […]
The exhibition “geographic post-colonial: How maps and images make the world”, conceived and realized by the working group Critical Geographies of Global Inequalities at Hamburg University, uses six different keyholes to provide a critical insight into how Hamburg geographers* have been creating the world through maps and images since the 19th century, how these views of the world have changed again and again, and what consequences this has had and continues to have in different areas.