Lecture 2019.01.22

Monday

Lecture Notes

2019.01.22 via Skype

Maps

Readings…

The new Nature of Maps

Rethinking the power of Maps

The power of Maps

Everything Sings

Maps for a Narrative Atlas

What is a Map?

Flat maps

Compromises made

Projections of Maps

XXX Considered the Perfect map

Man from Oregon

Shading for Typography

Series of Compromises.

  • Legibility

  • Aesthetic Beauty

  • Alaska is enormous

  • Accuracy has been the goal for maps

    • Rome

    • City Planning map (1060s)

    • Noley Map ?

      • Used for decades for future maps

      • That accurate…

Maps a balance between memeing and accuracy

Election Maps, down to the Country

Topological Maps

Subway Maps

USGS Maps

Quote from referencer text author: “A map is not a picture, it is an argument.”

Map Art

  • Accuracy is no longer an issue.

  • Artist from Argentina

Map of Internet 

Abstract

Mapping What

  • Election Maps

    • 2016 Presidential Election

    • By Mark …

    • Electoral College

    • By Color State Only

    • By Population (distorted in equal ways)

    • By Electoral College

    • By County

    • By urban / rural areas

    • By percentage

      • Lots o purple

      • Distortion by population

    • View over time (Past Elections)

      • Harding of Differences

    • Bush Elected

      • Votes as capital

    • Distorted Maps

      • What is happening in our country

  • Everything Sings (book)

    • Denis Wood

    • Map of Neighborhood

      • Pumpkins on Halloween

      • Map of wind chimes

        • Distance can hear them from

      • Pauls Thesis in Part

        • Maps his neighborhood

        • Do People Bake?

        • Garden / Flowers

        • Hang US Flag

        • Rental Properties have different 

          • Not allowed to decorate yards.

      • Make up narratives about the results

          • Kevin Lynch Map Making

      • Highways

        • Cut through neighborhoods

        • Native Burial Grounds

      • Dayton’s Bull

  • Student Maps

    • Where they’ve lived

    • Camp grounds

      • quietness

      • Things in camp

    • History of … mold damage?

    • Emotional Map

    • Memory Map

  • Assignment

    • Groups of Three #5

    • Refer to reading

    • Iconographic

    • Linguistic

    • Techtonic 

      • Scale

    • Date

    • Historical and Linguistics the most important

      • Who named it

Everything about the map

  • What the map is about

  • How does it feel

  • Audience

  • Language

  • Temporal how long is it revenant

  • Think of everything.

Map Project Ideas

  • Survey Students on

    • Do they have hardware tools

    • Based on their home location


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