Cartography and Art (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

This e-book is the fruition of labor from participants to the paintings and Cartography: Cartography and paintings symposium held in Vienna in February 2008. This assembly introduced jointly cartographers who have been attracted to the layout and aesthetics components of cartography and artists who use maps because the foundation for his or her artwork or who comprise position and house of their expressions. the result of bringing jointly those like minds culminated in an excellent occasion, spanning 3 evenings and days within the Austrian capital. Papers, exhi- tions and installations supplied a discussion board for appreciating the endeavors of artists and cartographers and their representations of geography. in addition to indulging in an expansive and expressive party attendees have been in a position to re? ect on their lonesome paintings and talk about comparable parts in every one other’s paintings. It additionally allowed cartographers and artists to debate the potential of collaboration in destiny learn and improvement. To understand the signi? cance of this occasion, paper authors have been invited to additional strengthen their paintings and give a contribution chapters to this e-book. We think that this booklet marks either a signi? cant social gathering in Vienna and a place to begin for destiny collabo- tive efforts among artists and cartographers. The editors want to recognize the paintings of Manuela Schmidt and Felix Ortag, who undertook the duty of the layout and format of the chapters.

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Wikimedia. org/wiki/Image:GerhardMercator. jpg 15 Mapping Literature: in the direction of a Geography of Fiction Barbara Piatti1, Hans Rudolf Bär1, Anne-Kathrin Reuschel1, Lorenz Hurni1 and William Cartwright2 1 2 Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich, Switzerland tuition of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT college, Australia summary sleek cartography has the power to map nearly any phenomenon for which spatial relationships are of fundamental relevance. whereas current cartographic items disguise already an incredible number of issues, the visualisation of ‘other’ geographies earnings a growing number of consciousness. those different geographies won't accord to the ‘normal’ areas frequently mapped, therefore cartography is either challenged and compelled to discover unusual recommendations. Literature and its fictional areas may possibly function a good instance (but you can still additionally examine soundscapes or emotions). potentially, the area of fiction is outlined by way of varied ‘rules’ to the geography that cartography mostly addresses. This paper offers with major questions: to start with, tips to map narratives and their advanced spatial constitution? Secondly, what can we in achieving by means of mapping literature? through looking for a few (provisional) solutions, the horizon of a promising interdisciplinary examine box – a destiny literary geography – turns into seen. 15. 1 creation below the phrases of literary idea a fictional or narrated global is made up of 3 elements: 1. characters , 2. plot/timeline, and three. area. whereas characters and plot were and are topic to numerous philological reviews, the subject of area and position in literature is quite missed. however, territorial and topographical points of literature have acquired renewed educational realization in the final many years (also categorised because the ‘spatial flip’ in humanities) – yet to date no convincing definition of the examine sector, no concise word list, no tools or instruments were constructed so as to method those concerns in a scientific means. 178 Barbara Piatti et al. the focus of a destiny ‘literary geography’ are the manifold interactions among genuine and imaginary geographies in a variety of literary genres. What occurs whilst the ‘literary global’ and the genuine international meet or intersect? Which barriers may be proven: one, either, or a hybrid actual global / literature global demarcation? This bankruptcy goals to provide a few techniques, taking place difficulties, and parts of a concept (Section 15. 2) and issues out that this rising box calls for for a really interdisciplinary technique. It then strikes on in the direction of first cartographic renderings of fictional areas (Section 15. three) and discusses the instruments and strategies to arrange the texts for mapping (Section 15. 4). eventually (Section 15. 5), the paper outlines a bigger study undertaking that's at the moment entitled a ‘Literary Atlas of Europe’ (www. atlas-of-literature. eu). 15. 2 Cartography and Literary reports – a gathering of Disciplines all of it begins with an incredibly easy query: the place is fiction set? this question – in addition to the diversity of solutions to it – leads speedy into ‘a fugitive box’ (Stableford 2003, p.

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