Archives par étiquette : Catherine Dossin

Appel à publication : Cartographic Styles and Discourse

Georges Boissaye du bocage, Le grand blanc de terre Neuve, 1771, 96 x 64,5 cm, Paris, bibliothèque nationale de France.

Type : Appel à publication

Date limite ; 22 septembre 2017

This is a call for proposals to be considered in the constitution of a thematic issue of Artl@s Bulletin which will explore the intersection of art and cartography in a range of historical and geographic contexts. Centuries-old representations of land from around the globe are known for their conceptual characteristics, such as indigenous American, medieval Mediterranean, and Chinese silk maps whose ‘world views’ are often clearly rooted instead in their unique social perspectives. Art and cartography again come together in modern maps that consciously reject the empiricism of enlightenment-era cartography in favor of culturally-meaningful aesthetics. In some contemporary maps, the particular way that ideas and information become visualized, including through the use of unconventional materials or new technologies, arguably shapes their outcomes just as much or more than any physical territory. Continuer la lecture