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 Death of Bassem Abu Rahma
Our work in the emergent area of video-to-space analysis is exemplified by the investigation in the death of Bassem Abu Rahma, a Palestinian protester killed by a tear gas grenade shot by Israeli Defense Forces in 2009. The report – produced by Situ Studio and Forensic Architecture, in conjunction with Attorney Michael Sfard and the Israeli Human Rights organization B’Tselem – was instrumental in re-opening a legal file that had been closed due to the alleged legality of the angle at which the munition was fired.
A new type of documentary product – based on new technologies of capture and registration
INSTANT FUTURES AT HAND
A critical exploration into the financial reconstruction of commonality by algorithmic and derivative instruments
trans. Forensic Architecture 2011
Ed. Godofredo Pereira
Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda 2012
Essay by Nabil Ahmed in “Third Text”. Edited by T J Demos.
The Production of Public Proof
5 Mar 2012
Krimiseries: Evidence, Narrative and the Forensic Imagination
Museum London (Canada)
26 June – 26 Sept 2010
Mac Adams, Deimantas Narkevicius, Raqs Media Collective, Susan Schuppli, Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock
Curator Shauna McCabe
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Interview with Clyde Snow
Professor Clyde Snow is one of the most prominent forensic anthropologists in the world, pioneering the use of forensic anthropology in investigating war crimes
Stone Tape Theory | Steve Goodman
Proposed in the 1970s as a possible explanation for ghosts. It speculates that inanimate materials can absorb some form of energy from living beings. The hypothesis speculates that this “recording” or track is laid down during moments of high tension, such as murder, or during intense moments of someone’s life. This stored energy can consequently be released,Read more…