Stories of the Unmappable

Marija Biljan


This article shows how maps and mapping can be used as a tool in work with communities for creating a dialogue between generational and cultural groups. Through different examples, I will try to show how maps and their subsequent nature of representation can reveal much more about one’s personal identity. Using maps in different ways besides simply navigating through the city can be an empowering exercise that gives us the feeling of appropriation and ownership of the wider physical, monumental and impersonal spaces that we often perceive the city to be made up of. Touching, modifying, making graphical or other interventions on the map can awaken our sense of space and our connection with the place. 

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