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.
Living Death Camps
Living Death Camps is a project that seeks to investigate the multiple relations between two concentration/death camps located in the former Yugoslavia and the problems associated with commemorating their histories. Neither the Staro Sajmište, Nazi camp from WWII built on the site of a former fairground at the edge of the city and now located in the centre of Belgrade, nor the Omarska/Prijedor camp used to incarcerate and execute Muslim men in the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s can simply be consigned to history as spatial relics.
Examining the status of the voice as a legal object
Exploring new methods to reconstruct scenes of violence from their recorded traces in media.
Susan Schuppli (essay)
The Political Plastic
Fulcrum AA Issue 49
Eyal Weizman (essay)
June 6 2012
INTERVIEW WITH CLYDE SNOW
26 April 2011
PhD Roundtable 24-25 May 2013
Sheila Jasanoff, John McAurther, Peter Atkins, Shubhaa Srinivasan, Andrew Meharg, Howard Caygill
The Advent of Forensic Aesthetics
4 Feb – 6 May 2012
Thomas Keenan & Eyal Weizman
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Incendiary Weapons – Presentation in the UN Office at Geneva
Human Rights Watch / Forensic Architecture / Situ Studio
Geneva, 12 Nov 2012
Thing-Power | Jane Bennett
I believe in one matter-energy, the maker of things seen and unseen. I believe that this pluriverse is traversed by heterogeneities that are continually doing things. I believe it is wrong to deny vitality to nonhuman bodies, forces, and forms, and that a careful course of anthropomorphization can help reveal that vitality, even though it resistsRead more…