Presenters will discuss and illustrate innovative ways to encourage artistic intervention and public participation in cultural mapping.
They will also address the challenges posed by such artistic practices and community involvement in various phases of the research process, from gathering and interpreting data to modes of presenting ‘findings’ to interest groups from different sectors – the local public as well as specialists in the arts, research, public administration and planning.
Two key dimensions of current research with implications for artistic, architectural and planning practices and practitioners are:
(b) mapping the intangibilities of a place (e.g., stories, histories, etc.) that provide a “sense of place” and identity to specific locales, and the ways in which those meanings and values may be grounded in embodied experiences.
TIMELINE FOR PROPOSALS/PAPERS
|Submission Deadline – using online submission form||February 14, 2014|
|Registration form||February 1, 2014|
|Selection decisions communicated to authors||March 1, 2014|
|Completed Papers Deadline – email to: MappingCulture(at)ces.uc.pt||May 15, 2014|
|Conference Presentation in Coimbra||May 28-30, 2014|