The work of TransforMap can be seen from different perspectives. Each embrace their own narratives and constraints to approach the field of mapping alternative economies.
While the development, provisioning and maintenance of mapping infrastructure is resource intensive, the original idea and commoning process cannot be coopted by economic interest. Thus clear distinctions are neccessary to isolate the one from the other.
Machine-readable data is used for evidence-based visualisation and interpretation of alternative economies. Precious attention is being put on the data scheme and vocabulary.
They can be seen in clouds, heard in noises, grasped by contemplating and exposing ones gaze. We associate shapes and forms with them, yet their intrinsic dynamic unfolds only by applying their given ruleset again. And again and again.