[mapping] Concerning the meeting on Monday

Lucia Leao lucleao at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 14:44:08 EST 2005

Hi everybody, 

I am looking to some articles on maps that I have written. As soon as
I have found them I will post.
(Unfortunatly it is not in English, yet...)

For the seminar on carthographies, I suggest we invite:

- Paola Berenstein Jacques, "Elogio aos errantes. Breve histórico das
errâncias urbanas" In:

- Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, professora da Faculdade de
Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FAU) da USP. Livre-docência.
Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo USP, FAU USP, Brasil. 
Título: Cidades de Plástico e Papelão. O habitat informal dos
moradores de rua em São Paulo, Los Angeles e Tóquio, Ano de obtenção:

ver : www.vivaocentro.org.br Morar na rua, uma tragédia humana.
Informe Viva o Centro, São Paulo, p. 3- 3, 01 set. 2004.

-Mapa da exclusão/inclusão social  de Aldaíza Sposati 

- Evaldo Mocarzel, diretor de À Margem da Imagem (Documentário)

Other important references:

Livro/ Book: 

- SNOW, David; ANDERSON, Leon. Desafortunados: um estudo sobre o povo
da rua. Petrópolis: Vozes, 1998.
resenha em: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0104-71832004000100016&script=sci_arttext&tlng=pt

- SNOW, David; ANDERSON, Leon. Down on Their Luck: A Study of Homeless
Street People. University of California Press, 1993.

Brian Holmes. Critique d'art, essayiste et traducteur, il vit à Paris et
s'intéresse aux croisements entre art, économie politique et mouvements sociaux 

On Tue,  8 Mar 2005 12:22:42 -0300, ricardorosas
<ricardorosas at uol.com.br> wrote:
> Trebor and everybody,
> This message is in English for both Brazilians here and Trebor to
> understand, OK? 
> The meeting on Monday was very stimulant! Lots of things were thought,
> envisioned and planned! 
> So let´s start with more practical details. As for the map itself, it was
> decided the best region to explored, given the peolpe who will do the work
> and the best and appropriate conditions, is Santo Amaro, a district with
> lots of interesting charcteristics, related, among others, to migration, bad
> social conditions and such. Also, it´s good not to focus, by now, on
> downtown, but start with a small initiative, one that can be done more
> easily, also because Lucia is already working in the region. And also
> because, as it seems, there is lready a map from Santo Amaro being designed.
> Is it that way, Lucia? Lucia has got some people who can work on the
> software, such as making some changes, including the dots, maybe even
> thinking about uploads by cell phone. Such are things to be discussed, and
> Trebor may have some suggestions and instructions of the use of the software
> for Lucia. I do think it is a crucial thing to be to thought once that´s all
> what this project is about. 
> Second thing is the other steps on the involvement with the project. Artur
> Matuck suggested we to study some texts and stuff related to cartographies
> and maps, so there is the blog that Trebor opened for us to upload with our
> material and we need its log in and password. For the time being we´re
> already using a simpler blog opened by Fabiane
> (http://cartografias.blogspot.com/) in which some texts (in Portuguese) are
> already posted. It´s good that all of us post material we find essential.
> Let´s maybe just wait for Trebor to tell us the log ins and passwords to be
> used in the blog. 
> Following this are two possible events related to the project wich were
> suggested by Lucia and Artur. Lucia is having this small workshop in SENAC
> Santo Amaro in May called "Derivas" (Driftings), which will try to apply in
> a practical way some psychogeographical notions and explore the district
> with cameras, narratives, recorders, and such. Different driftings in the
> streets of Santo Amaro. The event may also host sort of a closed conference
> dealing with the Submap project, in which some of us will be presenting
> notions related to the project and goiving some basis on the current use of
> cartography. It will serve for us to know each other and also to write some
> material on the project and related subjects, such as the work of Trebor,
> the use of the city by social movements (in the case of Fabiane), Lucia´s
> work with cartographies, and such. We can likely have the presence of Brian
> Holmes (he´s currently in Argentina), who can be paid to come here and tell
> us his experiences with maps and its uses. At least we hope he can come -
> we´ve got to contact him as soon as possible, so, Fabi, don´t forget to send
> him an e-mail! From this event may also come out a publication, so it´s good
> for you all to think about a text related to the project. 
> But that publication may be released in another (now bigger) event which
> we´re thinking on suggesting SESC (that can very likely embrace it), that
> would deal with "Maps and Territories". For that, we can think of inviting
> some people to make lectures and even think about some sort of exhibition (I
> particularly thought about asking Brian Holmes and Bureau d`Etudes to send
> their maps to occupy a whole exhibition room in SESC Pompeia) and of course
> the release of the submap project along with the working map of Santo Amaro.
> That event would be done by the end of the second semester, and it´s
> something yet to be decided and thought with more time and detail.
> Well, that was what we basically discussed. Any other details, please Fabi,
> Matuck and Lucia include here. All the others, please ask your doubts and
> questions!
> Cheers
> Ricardo 
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