Event Detail

Feb
22
Friday
Feb
22
Fri
Learn/Aprender :: Lecture-Talk/Conferencia
TALK: MAPS, MAP MAKING…
5:00 PM
Oaxaca Lending Library
Description:
TALK: MAPS, MAP MAKING…
and the Making of the New StreetSmart Oaxaca Map
Presented by Stephan Van Dam

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 5 PM
MX$90 (M) MX$130 (NM)

The universal power of maps has been Stephan Van Dam's guiding passion. In his presentation for OLL he will talk about the power and uses of maps — including issues of propaganda, truth-tellng, surveillance and weaponizing of maps. He will also address mobile vs. paper maps and the making of maps...especially the making of his new StreetSmart Oaxaca map. (available at Amate Books on Alcala in Centro or on amazon.com)

Stephan Van Dam is an award-winning cartographer, graphic designer, and information architect. He is the publisher and creative director of New York-based VanDam, Inc. where over the last 35 years he and his team have designed and published maps to more than 125 cities

worldwide.Van Dam holds several patents in the field of paper engineering and origami map folding. His work has been honored by the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the editors of ID magazine and has been featured on national television and in numerous feature films. Twenty six of VanDam's origami-folding maps are in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. He presented his 4DmApp at the original TED Conference in 2002.

For more information about Van Dam: http://www.vandam.com/
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Oaxaca Lending Library
Address: 519 Pino Suarez, Centro Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 68000
Phone: 9515169715

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