The Grenfell Tower fire was unprecedented in London’s history, not least because the catastrophe was captured live by thousands of videos of the fire, taken by Londoners on their cameras and smartphones. Every one of those videos is a unique piece of evidence, containing unique information. Forensic Architecture has started to collect these pieces of […]
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Launched to recognize the Center’s 20th anniversary, the Vera List Center Biennial Prize for Art and Politics honours an artist or group of artists who have taken great risks to advance social justice in profound and visionary ways. International in scope, the biennial prize is awarded for a particular project’s long-term impact, boldness, and artistic […]
The results of our investigation 77sqm_9:26min were presented at the Hessen parliamentary inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the NSU murders on 25 August 2017. We respond to these recent developments in this document.
Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics opened on 9 September 2017 at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City. Featuring our latest project, the Ayotzinapa Platform, this exhibition is an overview the work of the architects, artists, filmmakers, investigative journalists, and collaborators who make up the Forensic Architecture. Images of the exhibition opening courtesy […]
On 7 September 2017 at 11:00 (19:00 GMT), Forensic Architecture will present an interactive cartographic platform to help visualise the Ayotzinapa case, where 43 students were disappeared in Iguala, Mexico. This collaboration with Centro Prodh, Equipo Argentino de Antropología Forense – EAAF and the MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City, represents the first time this case has been […]
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Published by Verso last month, Eyal Weizman’s newly edited preface to Hollow Land marks the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. openDemocracy first showcased Weizman’s research as ‘Politics of Verticality’ fifteen years ago. The wide reception of this text and Hollow Land, first published ten years ago, led to fresh thinking about colonisation and […]
The 18th Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture titled “Forensic Architecture: Space and Violence in Palestine and Beyond”, will be delivered by Professor Eyal Weizman, Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths on Sunday 30th July 2017 at 6 p.m. at the BMICH in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Weizman’s talk will use the groundbreaking work of Forensic […]
This publication, available only in Spanish, features six recent FA investigations and it includes an introduction by Cuauhtémoc Medina and Ferran Barenblit, a conversation between Eyal Weizman, Yve-Alain Bois, Hal Foster and Michel Feher, and a postface by the curator Rosario Güiraldes, who highlights the necessity to embrace an engaged aesthetic practice that combines both […]
Forensic Architecture has been selected as one of 56 finalists out of 1,401 nominations for the INDEX: Award 2017, the world’s biggest design prize. The 56 finalist designs seek to improve the lives of people all over the world while tackling huge global challenges in five categories: Body, Home, Work, Play & Learning, and Community. […]
Forensic Architecture is based at Goldsmiths, University of London and funded by the European Research Council, OAK Foundation, Potter Foundation, and Sigrid Rausing Trust, as well as commissions from various groups on a project basis.