Archive for May, 2011



These days architecture and urbanism increasingly frequent national and international courts. This is because the built environment is turning to become both the means of violation and a source of evidence that can bear witness to the events that traversed them. Legal claims that are brought to courts and tribunals often include images of controversial […]

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, forensic architecture, NEWS & FEEDS


Legal Media

Saturday 11 June, 10-6pm Day two of an event in memory of the legal and media scholar Cornelia Vismann, organised by Birkbeck School of Law and the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths. Participants include: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Janna Graham, Lynn Turner, Kodwo Eshun, Judy Radul, and Irit Rogoff. A Legal Media Reading and Resource Space […]

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Posted in EVENTS, forensic architecture, UP-COMING


Michel Agier: The undesirables of the world and how universality changed camp

After the Second World War and its 30 million deportations, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950 and in 1951, ratifying the Geneva Convention and Protocol on Asylum and the Status of Refugees. These measures were a direct result of the post-war mind frame, the planned redemption of Europe after […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011



Giving Account – Reports, Ethnographies and Ethno-Fictions.

“Giving Account” – Reports, Ethnographies and Ethno-Fictions. 1 day workshop for Post Graduate students, all welcome. “The conjunction of ‘The Documentary Turn’ in contemporary arts practice with the importance of informal information flows concerning urgent events and small-scale life narratives around the globe — have made it imperative to re-examine the means by which information […]

Monday, May 16th, 2011