- European Alternatives
- Website, Maps, Mapbox, SPA
The strive for political participation and social justice in a globalized and neoliberal world is not an utopia.
A multitude of movements are developing ideas and collaborative projects that make democratic change and social transformation beyond established governments and political structures possible.
Interact & Collaborate
Starting from Scratch
From a design perspective, our challenge was to visualize this claim for a different kind of world with a new kind of map. Since the common visual language of cartography and mapping tools repeats and reconfirms accepted paradigms of power and control by highlighting features such as national borders, capitals and other hierarchies, we first removed all those elements from the map, leaving behind a white empty landscape that serves as the space for a new spatial layout.