Workshop on “Cartography and Narratives” – ETH Zurich, Switzerland – June 11th-13th, 2012
Edited special issue: Piatti B. and Hurni L. (2011). Cartographies of Fictional Worlds, The Cartographic Journal 48(4).
Edited book published: Caquard S., Vaughan L., and Cartwright W. (eds.) 2011. “Mapping Environmental Issues in the City: Cartography and Arts Cross-Perspectives“, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
Activities at the 2011 International Cartographic Conference (ICC) in Santiago:
- A one day orkshop entitled “Mapping Processes and Practices: Arts, Maps and Society” organized jointly with the Commission on Maps and Society (Paris, July 2nd, 2011)
- An experimental walking tour in Paris entitled “Exploring visible and invisible borders in Paris – a dialogic walk with cartographers and artists” (Paris, July 4th, 2011)
- A screening of the great surrealist short movie from Raul Ruiz (1980) entitled “Zig-Zag, Snakes and Ladders (a didactical fiction about cartography)” (Paris, July 5th, 2011)
- Several paper sessions focusing on the relationships between maps, arts and culture.
Workhop. “Mapping” Environmental Issues in the City: Arts and Cartographic Cross Perspectives. Concordia University, Montréal (Sept. 2010).
Publication of a Special Issue: Caquard S., Piatti B., and Cartwright W. (2009) The Cartographic Journal 46(4), Special issue on Art & Cartography
Activities at the 2009 International Cartographic Conference (ICC) in Santiago:
- Working group meeting ICC 2009 (Attendance: 19 people);
- Movie screening (A historical review of maps in film edited by Giacomo Andreucci & Virtual globes were born in cinema : A century of envisioning dynamic maps in movies edited by Sébastien Caquard) ICC 2009 (Attendance: About a 100 people);
- Two Sessions ICC 2009: 8 papers (Very well attended: up to 110 people).
Committee meeting (Melbourne, Nov. 2008)
Edited book published: Cartwright W., Gardner G. and Lehn A. (Eds.). 2008. Cartography & Art, Springer.
The first activity of this group was to organize a Symposium on Art and Cartography in Vienna, Feb 1-2, 2008.