On January 2016 I started a one month collective mapping project. I invited people to map their feelings. "Do you feel good? Bad? Where are you right now and why do you feel like this?" The aim of this project was to understand how we were connected via our emotions while living our lives in separate countries.
Türkiye'de tam 1622 okulun kömürlü termik santarallerine tehlikeli derecede yakın olduğunu ve bunların arasından 445 tanesinin ilk 5km'lik bir alan içerisinde yer aldığını biliyor muydunuz? Çocuğunuzu bu okullardan birine yollamak ister miydiniz?
I will try to demonstrate why the most common technique that is used to map femicide can misrepresent the magnitude of the issue and I will propose an alternative way to map these murders to overcome this misrepresentation.
Turkey, a country that is under state of emergency, held a constitutional referendum on 16 April 2017. The legitimacy of this referendum had been discussed in various reports and in national and international media. The following maps and visualisations demonstrate the observed violations and pressures during the 2017 referendum in Turkey.
Attacks to the political party headquarters have been escalated especially during the election period. And most of them were towards the pro-Kurdish party HDP. The party witnessed 165 attacks only in nine months before and after the previous election on June.
Single map dominates all the Turkish news election reporting that took place on October 1. This election was especially a momentous one, as it returned the land to a single-party rule with the Justice and Development Party (AKP). Though the aim of this article is not to discuss the consequences of this election, nor criticizing the voting process. It is about a pivotal aspect that is rather unseen when reporting the election results.