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.
Chechnya Album, 1999–2001
An album of photographs by writer Jonathan Littell, documenting the destruction of the Second Chechen War.
Satellites provide new tools for investigating and exposing human rights violations
Essay by Nabil Ahmed in “Third Text”. Edited by T J Demos.
Ed. Godofredo Pereira
Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda 2012
Susan Schuppli (essay)
Archipelago of Extra-Territoriality
7-8 October 2011
The Advent of Forensic Aesthetics
4 Feb – 6 May 2012
Thomas Keenan & Eyal Weizman
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RT – Earthly Poison
24-25 May 2013
Space Archaeology | Sarah Parcak
Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt. More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings. Initial excavations have already confirmed some of the findings, including two suspected pyramids. The work has been pioneered at the University ofRead more…