Dynamic Cartography

An exploration of ways to inject life and motion into maps.


Dynamic Cartography would not have been possible without critiques, coaching, and words of encouragement. I am forever grateful to all the people and pieces of code that contributed to this project.

    Official Advisors

  • Ellen Lupton
  • Jennifer Cole Phillips
  • Andrew Losowsky
  • Abbott Miller
  • David Barringer

    Unofficial Advisors

  • GDMFA 2015
  • Kristian Bjornard
  • Ben Kutil
  • MICA Exhibitions


  • leaflet
  • leaflet-esri
  • d3


  • QGIS
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Research and Readings

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS
Jeremy W. Crampton

Cartographic Relief Presentation
Eduard Imhof

Rethinking the Power of Maps
Denis Wood with John Fels and John Krygier.

The Look of Maps
Arthur Robinson

Elements of Cartography
Arthur Robinson

Greyscale Gorilla

Understanding Map Projections, Datums, and Coordinate Systems

Introduction to Lidar

NOAA Digital Coast

NASA Scientific Visualization Studio