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Nicole Kalms

Conference paper

Girl walk: identity, GIS technology and safety in the city for women and girls

This paper examines the outcomes and impact of the ‘Free to Be’ project piloted in Melbourne by the children’s charity Plan International Australia. The project – consisting of a mapping tool initially co-designed with young women – uses locative geo-locative technology to allow women and...
Conference paper

Ironic icons: hypersexualisation and the Surfers Paradise meter maid

The Surfers Paradise Meter Maid wears a gold bikini to promote the region of Surfer’s Paradise on the east coast of Australia. The “celebrity” Meter Maid first appeared in 1964 and can be mapped to coincide with a range of conflations during that time where...