Category Archives: Cartography

COTA Revisited – From the Invisibility of Industry to the Industries of Invisibility (PART II)

[This is the second part of the transcript of the talk we delivered at Gallery 400 in Chicago. Many thanks to Beate Geissler, Oliver Sann, and Anthony Stepter for the logistics and hospitality, and to the audience, including Brian Holmes, … Continue reading

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A Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods

From Edward Quin’s An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods (1830) The above image is from 1498: The Discovery Of America. Via: the David Rumsey Map Collection and Cartophile.

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Princeton historian Ben Schmidt’s visualization of all the shipping routes taken by Dutch, Spanish, and English vessels between 1750 and 1850.

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On Exactitude in Science

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Mapping the War in Afghanistan

Click the image to go to the Guardian’s Afghan War Logs.

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Why are we changing maps?

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Geography Against Capitalism: Harvey avec Reclus

In jointly approaching Marxism and anarchism to draw from them intellectual and strategic resources for contemporary anti-capitalism can we avoid the tiresome alternative between the production of sterile doctrinal hybrids, on the one hand, and the neurotic revisiting of the … Continue reading

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