Episode 2 looks at new maps to guide us, examining the socio-political and psychological impact of maps and mapping systems. Radical geographer Esteban Kelly discusses maps as implements of social change and suggests a critical approach to map interpretation. Reality hacker Antero Alli guides us thtough his expanded theory of the 8 circuit mind. We end the show with a discussion about Sukey, an anti-kettling web application that helps protesters avoid be corraled by police.
Esteban Kelly is a Jamaican-American educator, community organizer, and radical geographer who makes his home in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. He has been devoted to the North American cooperative movement since 1999 and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Cultural Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2009, Esteban has been blogging at Black Maps, reflecting on science & science fiction, feminism, cartography, humor, comics, and Black identity.
Antero Alli was born 11 November 1952, in Finland and currently resides in Berkeley, California where he conducts workshops and stages theatrical productions, some of which have been released as films. Alli has authored books on experimental theater, astrology and Timothy Leary's 8 circuit model of conciousness. Learn more about Antero’s work at www.verticalpool.com and www.paratheatrical.com.