Graph Commons, Network Mapping Workshop
by Burak Arikan (artist), limited to 30 persons
on booking at


The workshop will focus on the design and understanding of complex networks through mapping and visual analysis in order to expand the individual’s thinking about the network as a creative medium. Starting from hand drawn simple graph diagrams, participants gradually build complex network models. Emphasis on network mapping, modeling, relational thinking, protocol authoring, centrality analysis, clustering analysis, and information design. Participants learn the most through observing and extracting networks from their area of interests, collaborative mapping, sketching, and discussing diagrams. Graph Commons is used at the workshops for visualization, group collaboration, and further sharing. is used at the workshops for collaborative mapping and analysis. Workshop Archive

This workshop will take place in June, Thursday 4th and Friday, 5th from 11 am to 6 pm. The two days of the workshop will be only in English.


Network map of shared relationships of NGOs in France and Turkey including data from Migreurop, IHOP, HCA, and Amnesty. Created in the network mapping for civil society workshop in Istanbul, 2011.

1Umut Association Graph Commons Workshop. Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 2-3, 2014