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Visualizing cultural resources 2009

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Visualizing cultural resources 2009

  1. 1. Visualizing CulturalResources Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 1
  2. 2. Visualizing Cultural ResourcesSaad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 2
  3. 3. Why this topic? Purpose of the studyExploring the development and diffusion of cultural mapping asinnovative tool to visualize cultural resources and as method used forplanning and development purposes. Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 3
  4. 4. A B xxC D 4 Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009
  5. 5. What is innovation? A practice or research that introduces community artorganizations to novel way to develop visual representations of the tangible and intangible benefits of cultural resources. Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 5
  6. 6. What is cultural mapping? What? Cultural mapping is regarded as Who? the first step in formulating a community cultural plan. Why? Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 6
  7. 7. What are the antecedents of this invention? Social CulturalPolitical 1990’s 7 Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009
  8. 8. Type of innovation: Incremental Domain: Social/Cultural Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 8
  9. 9. Target User Groups Non-governmental organizations Cultural workers and community plannersCommunity based-organizations Academic institutions Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 9
  10. 10. How to map?Village Layout Social Mapping Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 10
  11. 11. Cognitive Mapping Mind Mapping Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 11
  12. 12. (GIS) is a system for creating, storing, analyzing and managing spatial data and associated attributes (Poole, 2003).Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 12
  13. 13. Components of Cultural Mapping Tourism & Leisure Artistic & Cultural Activities Social Ethnic Groups Cognitive mapping mapping Mind Geospatial mapping Cultural Industry database Cultural Inheritance Cultural Facilities Population ProfileFigure 1. System map of main component of developing cultural map Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 13
  14. 14. Identity Mapping Intangible Culture Community Cultural Cultural CulturalCulture Resources Mapping Plan Tangible Culture Resource Mapping Figure 2. Influence diagram of a community cultural plan Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 14
  15. 15. Inputs Process Output Environmental Influences Actuators Sensor:Determining objectives Design ManagerIdentifying resourcesDesigning inventory Identity mapping Resource mapping Cultural mapBroad-based researchTarget-based research feedback Goal: To develop Comparator – Cultural planner community cultural plan Figure 3. Control I/O diagram of cultural mapping Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 15
  16. 16. Finalizing the Planning Map Cultural MappingSynthesis Project Design Implementation Figure 5. Stages of developing a cultural map Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 16
  17. 17. One of the advantages for cultural workers is that mapping allows to get a fresh perspective by looking at datafrom different points of view: cross cultural, public access, concentration, networking. Also, mapping can helpcultural workers gain an objective overview of relationships that cut cross disciplines. It can also be used as tool tolocate gaps, needs and overlaps in arts and cultural activities in certain areas in local communities.However, mapping can be a demanding process and feasibility is an important consideration. Does theorganization has the money, the time and the human resources to see it through? A good question to ask iswhether mapping would be the most useful and economical approach. Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 17
  18. 18. Proposed cultural mapping for community arts organizations Driving Forces Restraining ForcesGetting fresh perspective TimeComprehensive view of culturalresources Community buy-inLocating gaps and assessing needs CostLocating overlaps Figure 4. Force field diagram of cultural mapping Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 18
  19. 19. Value PropositionFor community art program planners who want to enrich the culturallandscape in the community.Our product offers the opportunity to develop visual representations ofthe tangible and intangible benefits of cultural resources.This will be accomplished through a series of mapping techniquesfocusing on identifying and documenting local cultural resources.Unlike the cultural inventory method, which mainly focuses onquantitative data, our approach combines quantitative and qualitativemethodologies which in turn offers a deeper insight into diversity, historyand identity. Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 19
  20. 20. Documenting Effective cultural cultural resource resources management Community Communityempowerment economic development Saad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 20
  21. 21. FinSaad Aqeel Alzarooni 2009 21

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