Grassroots Mapping is a series of participatory mapping projects involving communities in cartographic dispute. Seeking to invert the traditional power structure of cartography, the grassroots mappers used helium balloons and kites to loft their own “community satellites” made with inexpensive digital cameras.

Slideshow of rig building activities

April 15th, 2010 by Jeffrey Warren

These are from Beaver Country Day School’s NuVu Studio workshops, which I’m teaching this week and next. We flew today and got some great imagery of the Boston waterfront. I’ll post pictures soon.

Follow the project here: NuVu Workshop on the Grassroots Mapping Wiki

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