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.
Exploring new methods to reconstruct scenes of violence from their recorded traces in media.
When nature speaks through winds and enters politics
The Least of All Possible Evils
Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza
Verso Books 2012
Architectural Design Vol 80, No 5
Eds. Adrian Lahoud, Charles Rice, Anthony Burke
Report on the “Left-To-Die Boat”
Heller, Pezzani, Samuels
Conference / PhD Roundtable
7 – 8 Dec 2012
Robert Jan Van Pelt
Nottingham Contemporary (Nottingham)
28 Jan – 15 Apr 2012
Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency
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RT – Forensic Oceanography
8 October 2011
Centre For Research Architecture
Presentation by PhD candidates Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani.
Remainder | Jacques Derrida
A trace is never present, fully present, by definition; it inscribes in itself the reference to the specter of something else. The remainder is not present either, any more than a trace as such. And that is why I have been much taken up with the question of the remainder, often under this very nameRead more…