Forensic Architecture refers to the presentation of spatial analysis within contemporary legal and political forums. The project undertakes research that maps, images, and models sites of violence within the framework of international humanitarian law and human rights. Through its public activities it also situates forensic architecture within broader historical and theoretical contexts.
Forensic Oceanography (FO) is an investigation into the conditions that have caused the death of more than 1500 persons fleeing Libya across the Central Mediterranean in the Spring of 2011 (estimate by UNHCR). FO has so far provided its expertise in spatial analysis to a number of organisations and institutions who have conducting inquiries into these deaths. The project will further seek to devise ways in which a wide range of technologies and media might be used to document violations of human rights at sea and increase accountability in the future.
Exploring new methods to reconstruct scenes of violence from their recorded traces in media.
When nature speaks through winds and enters politics
Judy Radul (Legal Media text)
Forensic Architecture Press
June 11 2011
Image Proofs in Errol Morris’s S.O.P
Susan Schuppli (essay)
The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism
Eyal Weizman (essay)
Zone Books, 2012
The Right to Silence
An Event Series in Three Parts
11, 25 February & 7 March 2012
Nottingham Contemporary (Nottingham)
28 Jan – 15 Apr 2012
Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency
Exhibition at HKW Berlin
RT – Networks and Assemblages
PhD Roundtable with Graham Harman
20 January 2012
Thing-Power | Jane Bennett
I believe in one matter-energy, the maker of things seen and unseen. I believe that this pluriverse is traversed by heterogeneities that are continually doing things. I believe it is wrong to deny vitality to nonhuman bodies, forces, and forms, and that a careful course of anthropomorphization can help reveal that vitality, even though it resistsRead more…