Archive for January, 2012


Common Assembly: Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency

Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency (DAAR) is an art and architecture collective set up by Alessandro Petti, Sandi Hilal and Eyal Weizman, based in Palestine. Their work is a critical examination of the role played by architecture in the occupation of the Palestinian territories. Their work imagines the “decolonization” of Palestine through new uses for oppressive Israeli […]

Friday, January 27th, 2012

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The Potosi Principle: How Can We Sing the Song of the Lord in an Alien Land?

Workshop with Alice Creischer, Max Jorge Hinderer and Andreas Siekmann. Centre for Research Architecture, RHB 312, Goldsmiths. Friday – Feb 10: Starting at 10am. All welcome.   The Potosi Principle: At the beginning of the 17th Century, Potosí was one of the largest cities in the world – comparable to London or Paris. During the […]

Thursday, January 26th, 2012



Spring Programme, 2012: InC – Research Group In Continental Philosophy

InC: Research Group In Continental Philosophy Goldsmiths College, London. Spring Programme, 2012. ( InC aims to foster an interdisciplinary interest and approach to Continental Philosophy, enhancing the study of the subject through engagement with a diverse range of research directions and initiatives, to allow the creation of a lasting platform of discussion in London and […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

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Graham Harman: Rogue Planets

Friday, January 20th, 2012



Mengele’s Skull: The Advent of Forensic Aesthetics

MENGELE’S SKULL The Rise of Forensic Aesthetics February 4, 2011 – May 6, 2011  @ Portikus Hito Steyerl Thomas Keenan & Eyal Weizman Paulo Tavares curated by Anselm Franke Opening: February 3, 2012, 8pm Press preview: February 3, 2012, 11am The publication Mengele’s Skull discusses the forensic identification of the remains of infamous Nazi-doctor Joseph Mengele after his exhumation […]

Monday, January 16th, 2012

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Aural Contract: The Freedom Of Speech Itself

The Freedom Of Speech Itself, by artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan, is an audio documentary looking at the the history and contemporary application of forensic speech analysis and voice-prints, focusing on the UK’s controversial use of voice analysis to determine the origins of asylum seekers without travel and identity documents. Testimonies from legal scholars, phonetic experts, […]

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

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Networks and Assemblages: A day-long seminar with Graham Harman

Thursday, January 12th, 2012



Earth-objects and the Politics of Ecology

With the intensified speed of capitalist production acting as a force multiplier in reformatting the biosphere, nature responds as a terrifying, dark agent – blackening earth and sky. Its effects on human and non-human populations are at the same time legalscientific, military-humanitarian and ethico-political. Geo-philosophic speculation and forensics investigation into the deep history of the […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2012