Eyal Weizman – Forensic Architecture
Prof. Dr. Eyal Weizman is the founding director of Forensic Architecture and Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. Forensic Architecture investigates state and corporate violence, human rights violations and environmental destruction all over the world. Their work often involves open-source investigation, the construction of digital and physical models, 3D animations, virtual reality environments and cartographic platforms. Within these environments FA locates and analyses photographs, videos, audio files and testimonies to reconstruct and analyse violent events. They also use digital models as tools for interviewing survivors of violence, finding new ways to access and explore memories of trauma. Eyal Weizman is the author of over 15 books, he has conducted research and taught at many universities worldwide. He was a Global Scholar at Princeton University and a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He is a member of several managing and advisory boards, including the Technology Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court and the board of trustees of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He is also a founding member of the architectural collective DAAR in Beit Sahour/Palestine.