Conférence - Radical Cartography

Conférence - Radical Cartography

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Conférence en hybride Radical Cartography donnée par Philippe Rekacewicz dans le cadre de l’ANR Alter-citoyens au Moyen-Orient. Inventer les résistances en temps de violence (IMAGIN-E) coordonné par Stéphanie Latte Abdallah et Bénédicte Florin.

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Maps are a powerful way to reflect the world as we see it, rather than it is really. In this context, they act as a sort of “dreaming machine” with which we can mix reality with our fantasy. In this Lecture, Philippe Rekacewicz, geographer, cartographer, and information designer, will provide a critical overview of the map as an invention, multidimensional, complex, and systemic object, and as a powerful tool for representing diverse sources of information (quantitative and qualitative data), as well as perceptions and emotions, processed in a sensorial way, leading to very specific « map objects » that involve senses including human bodies…

Born in 1960, Philippe Rekacewicz is a French geographer cartographer/Information designer. After the completion of his study in geography at University of Paris la Sorbonne he became in 1988 a permanent collaborator of the international newspaper Le Monde diplomatique in Paris which he left in 2014. From 1996 to 2007 he was also heading the cartographic unit of a relocated office of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) in Norway. Since 2014 he works as a geographer cartographer for art museum research institutes and international organizations. He is co-coordinator with Philippe Rivière of the website a research website dedicated to “radical and experimental cartography”, exploring possibilities of sensorial mapping with local communities Since January 2022 he is an associate researcher at the Department of Anthropology for the University in Wageningen (Netherlands) working on the programme “EmbodiedEcologies”.



Date de l'événement 03/05/2023 7:30 pm
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Date limite d'inscription 02/05/2023 3:00 pm


Philippe Rekacewicz

cartographe, géographe et information designer


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