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Mapping presentation:

Captain Matt 'Shivers' Shanley presented various and creative ways in which information and places can be documented. This included, emotional mapping, information in the form of visual perspectives and a interactive digital mapping on a building. This gave our crewmates ideas to begin their mapping workshop.

Posted 7 May 2014 11:34
Exploring the narrative:

The Plankers crew started to create a narrative of their chosen sites. Creating a narrative brought a better understanding of the relationship between different spaces and how they can be reinterpreted into a interesting moments.
Posted 7 May 2014 11:27
The Lost Philosophers

As the crew (The plankers) journeyed through the sites, they came across a art project that explored portraiture. The photographs displayed transformed into The Plankers finding photos of the 'lost philosophers', a group that disappeared into the alternate world of reality.
Posted 6 May 2014 13:57
Our Crew came across a interstitial space along Deansgate that was defined by a enclosure of trees. This served as a starting point for the crews narrative, a reinterpretation of the space as a 'path of symbols' that contained a key subplot to the overall narrative.
Posted 6 May 2014 13:46
X Marks the spot! Day 2 of our events saw the students exploring the city of Manchester through a series of set tasks. The tasks were created to help the students reinterpret their surroundings; starting to create a narrative..
Posted 6 May 2014 13:27
Day 1: Boarding the ship

Talk by Emily Crompton on behalf of Urbed about the use of mapping and narrative in urban design. The talk provided a introduction to how mapping helps structure design practice.
Posted 6 May 2014 12:56