Workshop – Paris – July 2nd, 2011 (program)

Here is the latest version of the program of the workshop that will take place on July 2nd, 2011 in Paris at the Institute of geography –  191 rue Saint Jacques, Paris 6e (Room: 316 Third floor). This workshop is a joint event organized by the Commission on Maps and Society & Working Group on Art and Cartography of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Mapping Processes and Practices:

Arts, Maps and Society

July 2nd, 2011

PARIS – Institute of geography

9.15 – 9.30 – INTRODUCTION (Sébastien Caquard) (room 316)

9.30 – 10.20 – Session I – WHAT IS A MAP? (room 316)

– When is and what makes, a map a map?, Laurene Vaughan

– Constant reterritorialization using mappings as boundary objects: a study into the life-cycle of maps in collaborative spatial planning, Linda Carton

10.20 – 10.50 – COFFEE BREAK (room 405)

 10.50 – 12.05 – Session II: COMMUNITY MAPPING (room 316)

– The potential role of provisioning park managers with a collaborative, geo-oriented data resource to support decision-making, Monique Elsley

– The Impact of Scale on Participatory Mapping Practice and Outcome, Steve Cinderby

– Public problems and Web mapping: towards a new public participation? Jean-Christophe Plantin

12.05 – 13.15 – LUNCH BREAK (room 405)

13.15 – 14.30 – Session III – EMPOWERING OTHERS (room 412)

– “It’s hard to know nothing about my home.” Participatory mapping and the re-membering of a nation, Jon Corbett

– Reconciliatory Ethics in the Project to Create the Cybercartographic Atlas of the Lake Huron Treaty Relationship Process, Stephanie Pyne and D. R. F. Taylor

– Mapping Across Borders: Online Collaboration, Social Networking and Micro Volunteering, Michael Martin

 14.30 – 15.45 – Session IV – ALTERNATIVE MAPPING I (Practices) (room 412)

– Mapping Historical Spatial Data: A Case Study of the Spatial History of Cinema Venues, Alwyn Davidson

– LAND. HERE. a subjective cartography of Fox Glacier, Chris Cottrell

– Mapping on the go: Playing and navigation in location-based games, Sybille Lammes

 15.45 – 16.15 – TEA BREAK (room 405)

 16.15 – 17.05 – Session IV – ALTERNATIVE MAPPING II (Theory) (room 412)

– The map and the mobile body: process and representation in GPS art practices, Gavin MacDonald

– Vernacular mappings: affect, virtuality, performance, Joe Gerlach

17.05 – 17.20 – CONCLUDING REMARKS (Chris Perkins)


For more details, please contact:

Sébastien Caquard ( or

Chris Perkins (


4 thoughts on “Workshop – Paris – July 2nd, 2011 (program)

  1. It was a great and creative workshop at la RUCHE and on the walkingtour itself. It was so cool what everybody did out of those blank maps. in the end we had indeed realy artistic, emotional maps 🙂
    hope to see one or the other again!

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