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dc.contributor.author Wallen, Lawrence en_US
dc.contributor.author Eschler, Kristina en_US
dc.contributor.editor Margarete von Lupin en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:03:39Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T05:03:39Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2009004708 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Wallen Lawrence and Eschler Kristina 2005, 'Galata / Karakoy', Istanbul Design Week, Istanbul Design Week, Istanbul Design Week main site and two urban sites en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12219
dc.description.abstract Galata / Karakoy: was a large-scale research project from the Institute for Design Research, University of the Arts Zurich. My contribution to this 2-year project was three site-specific urban installations in different parts of the city that reflected back on the development of Istanbul as a city over the past twenty years, a period when the population had moved from 2 million to 20 million. We worked with a series of maps. The installation used a system of back projection and multiple screens, working in often-hostile environment systems that had to be developed for high tolerance to a complex urban environment. Addressing issues of spatial location, dislocation and spatial drift, we search for the cultural differences in interpretation and the common ground laid before us. Tensions exist between the seemingly objective mapping of the physical space and the more subjective interpretation of the non-visible landscapes that co-exist in the same space. Rather than mapping the surface, we began to map spatially, reconstructing scenes of social interaction proximity and location. This matrix forms by applying a number of cartographic processes, ranging from conventional approaches of contour and cross-section to more artistic approaches, involving the appropriation of gps, video, google earth, data maps, sound maps and memory maps. The Installation redefined the space within the map and was a research process made visible through the medium of installation. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Istanbul Design Week en_US
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dc.title Galata / Karakoy en_US
dc.parent Istanbul Design Week en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Istanbul Design Week main site and two urban sites en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120302 en_US
dc.personcode 106420 en_US
dc.personcode 0000061783 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Innovation en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity 20050913 en_US
dc.location.activity international and local media en_US
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