3.10. Affective Geovisualisations

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Stuart Aitken and
  2. James Craine

Published Online: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch36

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Aitken, S. and Craine, J. (2011) Affective Geovisualisations, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • affective geovisualisations;
  • contours, shadings - and cartographic symbols;
  • intensification of emotional life - through moving spatial images;
  • geovisual, learning from looking and the geovisualisation approaches - by DiBiase, and Cartwright;
  • geovisualisation, important disciplinary - and practical endeavour;
  • filmic spatial data, mechanics behind - emotional wonders of moving images;
  • multimedia, viable way - in communicating geographic information;
  • video gaming, filmic digital images - merging with usable/controllable products;
  • LucasArt's Star Wars series, as a Death Star - bringing its planet-destroying cannon on a unsuspecting world below;
  • getting absorbed into mobile geographic images - affected by power of images, highlighting social injustice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • A case for affect

  • Filmic spatial data

  • Affecting the geovisual

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also