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A Brief History of Mapping // Cartonama 2012


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Presentation made at Cartonama conference organised by HasGeek in September 2012, on a brief history of mapping and using spatial data through classic, radical and weird maps.

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A Brief History of Mapping // Cartonama 2012

  1. 1. The Classical,the Radical,andthe Weird:A Brief History of Making MapsSumandro Chattapadhyay@ajantriks
  2. 2. A Serio-Comic Map of Europe, John Bull and his Friends, 1900
  3. 3. Courtesy:Atlantis Maps, BBMP, Buckminster Fuller, Christian Nold,Eric Fischer, Foreign Policy, Global Security, Google Maps,India Urban Portal, Institute for Applied Autonomy,Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping,Jon Bruner / Forbes, Kai Krause, MapKibera,, Mental Floss,Miklian Antiquarian Maps, Oliver O’Brien, Open Street Map,Richard Saul Wurman, Stephanie Meece, Stephen Walter,Strange Maps, Ushahidi, V. Naresh Narasimhan,WikiMedia Commons.Sumandro Chattapadhyay@ajantriks