Studio Talk - Countermapping in An Age of Digital Surveillance

October 3, 2013 - 12:30 pm

1117 University Capitol Centre, Rm A

Confronting power with mapping technologies.

Stephen Voyce, Professor of English, explores digital mapping as a tactic for re-imagining relationships between place, space, and those in power. In an age of digital media, the possibilities for counter-cartography expand radically, making extensive use of real-time interactive media, 3D modeling, GPS devices, Google Maps API, and GIS systems. The talk provides a brief historical synopsis of this growing art practice, emphasizing its critique of government and corporate surveillance.

12:30-1:30pm, 1117 University Capitol Centre, Conference Room A

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