Cartwright is Professor of Cartography and Geographical Visualization in the
of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences at RMIT University, Melbourne,
Australia, where he specialises in the application of New Media
to Cartography. He joined the University after spending a number of
in both the government and private sectors of the mapping industry. He
holds undergraduate qualifications in Cartography and graduate
in education, media studies, information and communication technology
and graphic design. He is President of the International
Cartographic Association and a member of the ICA’s Commission on
and and the Commission on Maps and the Internet.
He chairs the ICA Working Group on Art and Cartography.
twenty-five years experience in the tertiary education sector in
Great Britain, Austria and Spain. Focussed research on New Media applications
to the depiction of geospatial information since 1984. On-going
and applied research applications have explored the potential of new