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Mapping Reports describe the context, process and results of MAP-it sessions.
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'De Vinnehoeve en Het Vinne (Zoutleeuw)' (in Dutch) by selinaschepers

Provinciedomein Het Vinne is een 130 ha groot natuurdomein in Zoutleeuw (provincie Vlaams-Brabant). In het kader van de de heroriëntering van de Vinnehoeve (een hoeve gelegen in het natuurdomein), organiseerde Social Spaces I ...

FabLab Genk mapping by katriendreessen

For the start-up of  FabLab Genk, MAP-it was used to organise the space designated for the lab. The intention of this mapping was to place different elements of a FabLab (machines, work spaces, etc.) on a blueprint of the building, keeping in ...

PWO - Vroeginterventie bij riskant en problematisch internetgebruik (in Dutch) by selinaschepers

Binnen het PWO 'Vroeginterventie bij riskant en problematisch internetgebruik' focussen de onderzoeksgroep Social Spaces | CUO en het departement voor Sociaal Agogisch Werk van de Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg zich op de ontwikkeling van methoden en ...

Mapping a Euregional platform for fashion at i_beta/event 2011 by katriendreessen

On friday 13th of May 2011, research group Social Spaces together with Fashionclash organized a mapping session at the i_beta/event 2011 in Heerlen, the Netherlands. The participants, coming from various disciplines, were asked to visualize ...

ATiT, a CMS for SLIEPA by selinaschepers

On 27th of April, the research group Social Spaces did a mapping session with ATiT, an audio-visual and information technologies company. The mapping took place in the framework of the project “UseWell! Roadmap for user-centered design”. ...

U-Sentric, developing a new site for Nationale Apotheek by selinaschepers

On 27th of April, the research group Social Spaces did a mapping session with U-Sentric, a user experience consultancy located in Haverlee, Belgium. The mapping took place in the framework of the project “UseWell! Roadmap for user-centered ...

Mapping 'Keep Forget' by selinaschepers

‘Keep Forget’ is een artistiek onderzoeksproject dat focust op het transformeren van locatie-gebonden herinneringen, verhalen en boodschappen in tastbare objecten (i.e. artefacten), en dit binnen zowel een persoonlijke als publieke ...

Naar een bottom-up aanpak van (cyber)pesten (in Dutch) by maarten

Door de steile opgang van sociale en mobiele media is cyberpesten uitgegroeid tot een wijdverspreid fenomeen. Cyberpesten bracht niet alleen een verbreding, maar ook een verdieping of intensivering van de pestproblematiek met zich mee: meer kinderen ...

Werkplaats van de Stilte, mapping Silence by michele

In a time of changes, where people are being flooded by information, duties and ambitions, Studio Zonder Titel pleas for simplicity. Studio Zonder Titel is a studio for information and project- and relation management. The studio questions ...

Thomas Lommée, mapping Open Structures by mapit

Thomas Lommée is a designer who looks for sustainability, flexibility and democracy in the design process. He studied at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, at Les Ateliers in Paris and at the Institute without Bounderies in Toronto. Thomas ...

i_beta festival 2010, mapping the Euregional FabLab by mapit

On Friday 11th of June, the research group Social Spaces was invited to organize two mapping sessions at the i_beta festival in Heerlen, the Netherlands. During the two mapping sessions the participants, all coming from various disciplines, ...

Cumulus Conference, mapping the cumulus design lab by mapit

The University of Art and Design in Helsinki (TAIK) and the Royal College of Art in London, in co-operation with Danmarks Designskole, Gerrit Rietvelt Academy, Universität Gesamthochschule Essen and Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Wien ...

Blast Theory, mapping Uncle Roy All Around You by mapit

Blast Theory is an art collective situated in Brighton which creates artistic games and performances that question the social and cultural implications of mobile and ubiquitous media. The group is known in the media art and performance scene for ...

Baltan Laboratories, the Future of the Lab by mapit

BALTAN Laboratories initiates, supports and disseminates innovative research and development activities in the field of art, technology and culture. BALTAN Laboratories actively pursues new collaborations between disciplines and acts as point of ...

'l’Artisan Electronique', mapping Unfold by mapit

Unfold is a spatial design studio situated in Antwerp, Belgium. It was founded in 2002 by Claire Warnier and Dries Verbruggen - after they graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven - as a platform for everything they did and would do. The ...

Alcatel-Lucent, Touchatag by mapit

According to its website, Alcatel-Lucent is “the trusted transformation partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries such as defense, energy, healthcare, transportation, and governments worldwide, providing solutions to ...

DarkMatr by mapit

The DarkMatr project is a collaboration between IBBT, independent artist Tom Heene, Centre for User Experience Research, KULeuven (CUO), Experimental Media Group (EMG), Wireless and Cable (WiCa, University Gent), iMAL, Pieter Heremans, Lionel Maes ...

UseWell mapping U-Sentric, the website of the “Nationale Apotheek” by mapit

U-Sentric is a user experience consultancy located in Haverlee, Belgium. Working both locally and internationally with companies in industries ranging from software and hardware to social networking and non-profit, their expertise is to support the ...

Constant, Participatory methods in Object Score Notation by mapit

Constant is a non-profit association, based and active in Brussels since 1997 in the fields of feminism, copyright alternatives and working through networks. Constant develops radio, electronic music and database projects, by means of migrating from ...

FoAM, Participatory methods in Luminous Green (Singapore) by mapit

According to its website, “FoAM is a transdisciplinary laboratory and a research group committed to developing a holistic culture, by actively propagating resilient cultural forms. FoAM's members include artists, gardeners, cooks, ...

Frederik de Wilde, Participatory methods in Electric Organ Discharge by mapit

Frederik de Wilde is a new media artist who works in the interstice between art, science, technology, nature and humankind. For the creation of his works, he uses diverse techniques: from performance to installation art and from sounds design via ...

UseWell mapping ATiT / SLIEPA by mapit

Tucked away in a farmhouse on the Leuvensesteenweg between between Tienen and Leuven, is the audio-visual and information technologies company, ATiT. Working with both regional and international clients, their focus is to mediate the application and ...

BaBel2 - Critical Living by toyfoo

Social Spaces was invited to conduct a MAP-it session in the Forte Prenestino Social Centre in Rome (IT). A preparatory meeting took place as a prelude to the first edition of BABEL2, biennale of critical living. The Forte Prenestino is a large ...

‘Performing objects Thing(k)tank’ by liesbit

On a sunny day, the 9th of April, I organised a mapping with a thinktank, working around the concept of “performating objects” (http://performingobjects.blogspot.be). The thinktank is an initiative by Kristof Van Gestel and Marjolijn ...

MAP-it European Quarter #1 by toyfoo

The European district in Brussels has seen over 20 years of major upheavals and restructuring projects. At the same time it has witnessed a new generation of people and buildings: estate speculators, European trainees, satellite offices, shops trying ...