Team

COLLABORATORS

 

Four Faces of Omarska Working Group is an ongoing art project questioning the strategies of production of the memorial. It is constituted of networks of human relations, experiences, their opinions and discussions on the three eras and four faces of the Omarska mine.

 

 Grupa Spomenik/Monument Group is a Yugoslav theory-artistic group that has, since 2002, produced a public space for a political and critical-ideological discussion of the wars and their consequences in the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia. Its international work commenced in 2008, with the project Mathemes of re-association. Focusing on the Srebrenica genocide, Grupa Spomenik examines the conditions under which art can produce its own discourse on the genocide and the contemporary-permanent-war. Members include Damir Arsenijevic, Ana Bezic, Jasmina Husanovic, Pavle Levi, Jelena Petrovic, Branimir Stojanovic, and Milica Tomic.

 

Shahzad Akbar is the co-founder, legal director and a trustee of Foundation for Fundamental Rights, an organisation that provides legal aid to enforce fundamental rights guaranteed under the constitution of Pakistan. He is a barrister-at-law, having earned his LLM from University of Newcastle (UK) and LLB from University of London (UK/Pakistan). He has served as a legal consultant and special prosecutor for the National Accountability Bureau (Islamabad/Lahore, Pakistan). He is also a Fellow at Reprieve, a UK-based where he investigates US drone attacks in Waziristan.

 

Zahra Hussain is an architect, researcher and activist based in Pakistan. She is currently working with the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths University of London, UK. She has been part of projects based in Lahore (Documentation of building stock: The walled city Lahore Project), Islamabad and the Kyber-Pukhtoonkhwa (Heritage Foundation– Pre 1947 buildings affected by the Earthquake) where she also initiated and ran the workshop “Safe guarding Heritage trees”. She has also hosted Tea sessions, a discussion forum in Lahore and Islamabad where students and professionals of the art and architecture try to look at the city together. Although active in supporting the IDP in 2009 and the flood victims in 2010, Zahra’s special interest in the city and the forces that constantly shape the urban terrain. Her recent MA research is based on the contemporary urban and regional space of Pakistan. While in Pakistan, Zahra had been a visiting faculty at the National College of Arts, Rawalpindi. She is the founder and Director of an organization called Laajverd and conceived the idea of the collective Aam Awaam where the key focus remains socio-economic inquires be made visible through various means of communication. Zahra is a 2009 graduate of NCA (Lahore Campus) in Architecture Design and did her MA in Research Architecture, Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths University, UK. 

 

Alain Pottage / London School of Economics is Reader in Property Law at the London School of Economics. He holds degrees from the University of Edinburgh and the London School of Economics. Before joining the Law Department of the LSE, he was a researcher at the Law Commission and a lecturer in the School of Law at King’s College London. He has been a visiting professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris, the University of Sydney, and Cornell Law School. His research interest lie in intellectual property (with particular reference to the field of biotechnology), theories of property, law and anthropology, and social theory.

 

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