Angel Arenas: Giant Interactive Maps

Geomob

Dec 18 2023 • 31 mins

You'll want to take a look at these photos before you listen to this episode. Joining Steven this week is anthropologist and humanist Angel Arenas, the creator of Giant Interactive Maps that promote different territories in a gamified way. These huge outdoor maps are placed in public spaces and walked on by hundreds of people at a time. However, they are not just works of art, the public is encouraged to answer questions and interact via virtual reality and learn about the areas on the map. Angel and his team work with politicians, universities, and various organisations that want to connect people and promote their country or region across the world. The maps offer activities for people of all ages even as young as three! Tune in to find out how they are made, and how you can get involved.

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