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.
The Landscape of Battir vs. The State of Israel
Questioning the spatial, legal and political conditions of heritage conservation in a Palestinian enclave-village, Forensic Architecture is providing Battir and various NGOs, represented by adv. Michael Sfard, with spatial and visual tools in a petition to the Israeli High Court aimed for stopping the construction of the wall in this area.
Examining the status of the voice as a legal object
Examining the 18-1/2 minute gap in Watergate Tape 342
Radical Philosophy 164
Eyal Weizman (essay)
Judy Radul (Legal Media text)
Forensic Architecture Press
June 11 2011
Tickle Your Catastrophe
Imagining Catastrophe in Art, Architecture & Philosophy
Susan Schuppli (essay)
Academia Press, 2011
4 – 5 Nov 2011
Face Scripting: What did the building see?
Sharjah Biennal 10
16 March – 16 May 2011
Shumon Basar, Eyal Weizman, Jane & Louise Wilson
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Interview with Eric Stover
Eric Stover is Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor of Law and Public Health, University of California at Berkeley.
Modest Witness I Donna Haraway
In a critique of scientific objectivity, Donna Haraway looks to Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer’s treatment of Robert Boyle (1627-1691), chemist and inventor of the air-pump in order to examine the notion of the modest witness which she contends is one of the founding virtues of what we call modernity. “This is the virtue thatRead more…