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MARA: dOCUMENTA(13) Roundtable

Members of the Centre for Research Architecture organize a roundtable discussion at dOCUMENTA(13) in Kassel, Germany. On July 31, 2012, members of the Centre for Research Architecture will present work generated during the MA in Research Architecture program at Goldsmiths, University of London. Selections of projects by Eva Dietrich, Irmelin Joelson, Helene Kazan, Steffen Krämer, [...]

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

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Fifth Geneva Convention

The project ‘Fifth Geneva Convention’ (5GC) consists of a series of roundtable conferences designed to debate the ethical, political and material dimensions of the legal means of protection of the ‘natural environment’ in times of armed conflict as defined by international humanitarian law, the body of law that govern the rules of conduct in warfare, [...]

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

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A Memorial in Exile

Orbits of Responsibility for a War Crime from a Bosnian mine to London’s Olympic Park Press Conference Organisers Centre for Research Architecture, Grupa Spomenik, Four Faces of Omarska [PDF] 2 July 2012 Event Press Release [PDF] Opinion Piece by Susan Schuppli http://www.forensic-architecture.org/explorations/a-memorial-in-exile-orbits-of-responsibility-for-a-war-crime/ On July 2 2012 London’s Olympic tower — the ArcelorMittal Orbit — will [...]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

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Lindsay Bremner: FILTER_FUNNEL

Filter_Funnel is a sample of FOLDED OCEAN, an on-going experimental research project into the organizational and spatial logics of the Indian Ocean world, a fluid, anti-geographical space where many transnational systems, practices and imaginaries intersect. It is about Lamu, a former slave trading city, Islamic seaport and world heritage site on the northern coast of [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Posted in LECTURES & TALKS, UP-COMING

 

Adrian Lahoud: Complex Scale

Complex Scale: Within architecture the idea of scale has a relatively stable meaning typically referring to size, proportion or some form of spatial regularity. This is contrast to the vigorous reconceptualisation of scale taking place in geographical disciplines, where for the last 30 years scale became one its most contested terms. This seminar will introduce [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Owen Hatherley: The Tower has been Bolshevised

There are few exemplars of capitalist modernity more loaded with atavistic symbolism than the skyscraper. These Taylorised Towers of Babel have continued to mark the skylines of 21st century cities, often with the original functional, pecuniary or utilitarian justifications through zoning codes and land values disappearing, in the form of the deliberately wasteful likes of [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Artist as Ethnographer: Workshop with Karen Mirza (& Brad Butler)

Artist as Ethnographer: Workshop with Karen Mirza (& Brad Butler) Tuesday, May 8 @ no-w-here One of the early interests of our anthropological film “The Exception and the Rule” (2009) was whether we could make a work that invited the viewer to make theory, and not just consume it. That is, to create a filmic [...]

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

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Eyal Weizman: The Least of All Possible Evils: Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza

The principle of the “lesser evil”—the acceptability of pursuing one exceptional course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice—has long been a cornerstone of Western ethical philosophy. From its roots in classical ethics and Christian theology, to Hannah Arendt’s exploration of the work of the Jewish Councils during the Nazi regime, Weizman explores [...]

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

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Roundtable with Bruno Latour – (CRA + SPEAP)

“If nature is no longer a mere background for human activities, what change does it entail for the arts and the social sciences?” — Roundtable Seminar – Bruno Latour and  The Programme for Experimentation in Art and Politics – SPEAP (SciencesPo) together with the Centre for Research Architecture.   Monday March 5th 2012, 10:00 for [...]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

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Spacing Movements

Spacing Movements:  Activist cartographies, militant research and the politics of knowledge production Workshop with Sebastain Cobarrubias and Maria Isabel Casas. Centre for Research Architecture, RHB 312, Goldsmiths. Thursday – Feb 16: Starting at 10am. All welcome. Cartography, often labeled an instrument of fixation to facilitate appropriation of territory by established power structures, has more and [...]

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

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