Maps are not just the representations of the reality of the field. They are instruments of powers and change the perspective that we may have of what we call reality. Over the years, maps and technics of mapping have evolved.
Listen to Karsten Jahn, an africanist, as he depicts how and why maps were drawn in and outside Africa.
The result is an intriguing radio account of what cartography can tell us about what the German colonization of Africa changed for the african population and their culture. (Developed for Muckefunk Radio)