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316 From Data Commons to (Critical) Cartography Linking Data Sources for a Gender Street Map of Vienna Florian Ledermann Counter-Cartographies as Critique 317 Creating a map can be an effective strategy to challenge estab- lished representations of reality. However, for many critical car- tography projects, initial ideas of what should be made visible on the map are quickly followed by the sobering insight that suitable data is often simply not available. Even when we would be will- ing to pay for the data or work with commercial or governmental

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Map to the Ground and Back Elisa T. Bertuzzo, Günter Nest / Berlin C/Artographies of Positionality – Or How We Try to Situate Ourselves as a Working Group in Academia Working Group Critical Geographies of Global Inequalities / Hamburg Deep Maps Brett Bloom / Chicago Counter-Cartographies as Critique Uneven Digital Geographies … and Why They Matter Mark Graham, Stefano De Sabbata, Ralph Straumann, Sanna Ojanperä / London, Leicester, Oxford, Zürich From Data Commons to (Critical) Cartography – Linking Data Sources for a Gender Street Map Florian Ledermann

. All our productions are licensed un- der creative commons and are distributed via In 2008, we started to experiment with different cartographic tools in spaces of collective work. This is how the collective map- ping workshops and the processes of collaborative territorial re- search were born. In 2013, we published the Manual of Collective Mapping – Critical Cartographic Resources for Territorial Processes of Collaborative Creation. We are part of a dynamic network of af- finity and solidarity spread all over the world, which allows us to

, Counter and Cartography For us, critical cartography is an opportunity to critically work with maps. The – mostly academic – debate of this name emerged in the late 1980s. In the beginning it focused to a large degree on criticizing maps or, more accurately, on the work done within the discipline of cartography. Cartography, in this sense, refers to a practice strongly institutionalized by the state and by capital. The resulting critique uncovers how maps were complicit in the history of colonialism and nationalism and how they contrib- uted to their

outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it” (Geneva Convention,1951). References Besse, J.-M. 2010. Cartographies. Les Carnets du paysage, 20: 5–9. Choplin, A. & Pliez, O. 2011. De la Difficulté de Cartographier l’Espace Saha- ro-Sahélien. Mappemonde, 3(103)., 13 January 2018. Crampton, J.W. & Krygier, J. 2006. An Introduction to Critical Cartography. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 4(1): 11


Mediterranean Civilizations (Mu- cem) since 2017. She defended her PhD in geography at Paris 1 University in 2015. The thesis is about contemporary practices of sensitive mapping by artists, urban planners and social science researchers. This work concerns realms of critical cartography, research-creation and emotional studies. Erica Hagen is a co-founder and director of Map Kibera, which created the first free and open map of the Kibera slum in Nairobi in 2009. She is also director of the GroundTruth Initiative in Washington, DC, where she works with partners to use

. (2002): Meaning, knowledge, and power in the map philosophy of J. B. Harley. In: Laxton, Paul (Hg.), The new nature of maps. Essays in the history of cartography, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, S. 1–32. Barthes, Roland (2003 [1957]): Mythen des Alltags, Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp. Crampton, Jeremy W. (2001): Maps as social constructions: power, communication and visualization. Progress in Human Geography 25, S. 235–252. Crampton, Jeremy W./Krygier, John (2006): An introduction to critical cartography. ACME 4 (1), S. 11–33. Foucault, Michel (1971

and fifteenth-century Venice. Turnhout, Brepols. Cauvin, C., Escobar, F. und Serradj, A. (2010). Thema- tic cartography. London, ISTE. Chang, K.-T. (2012). Introduction to geographic information systems. New York, McGraw-Hill. Couprie, D. L. (2011). Heaven and earth in ancient Greek cosmology from Thales to Heraclides Ponticus. New York, Springer. Crampton, J. und Krygier, J. (2006). «An introduc- tion to critical cartography.» In: ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geogra- phies 4(1): S. 11–33. Crampton, J. W. (2011). Reflection Essay: Decons

with stories of their experiences in their communities. The work- shop illustrates how cartographic representation of displacement and other abuses can be supplemented by narratives. Counter-Mapping through Pedagogy Another series of counter-mapping activities involved university students and professors who engage in solidarity work with indig- enous peoples and farmers. At the University of the Philippines (UP), critical cartography and counter-cartographies are conduct- ed as participatory action projects. Being selectively integrated into the content of