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Professor Eyal Weizman

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PositionProfessor of Spatial & Visual Cultures
Department Visual Cultures
Email e.weizman (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 717 2572
Professor Eyal Weizman

Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. Since 2014 he is a global professor at Princeton University. In 2010 he set up the research agency Forensic Architecture (FA). The work of FA is documented in the exhibition and book FORENSIS (Sternberg, 2014). In 2007 he set up, with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, the architectural collective DAAR in Beit Sahour/Palestine. This work is documented in the book Architecture after Revolution (Sternberg, 2014). In 2013 he designed a permanent folly in Gwangju, South Korea which was documented in the book The Roundabout Revolution (Sternberg, 2015). His other books include The Conflict Shoreline (Steidl and Cabinet, 2015), Mengele’s Skull (Sternberg, 2012), The Least of all Possible Evils (Verso, 2011), Hollow Land (Verso, 2007), A Civilian Occupation (Verso, 2003). Weizman is on the editorial board of Third Text, Humanity, Cabinet and Political Concepts and is on the board of directors of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) and on the advisory boards of the ICA in London and B’Tselem in Jerusalem, amongst others. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and completed his PhD at the London Consortium/Birkbeck College.

Publications

Book

Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability
Weizman, Eyal. 1 April 2017. Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability. New York: Zone Books. ISBN 9781935408864

The Roundabout Revolutions
Weizman, Eyal. 1 July 2015. The Roundabout Revolutions. Berlin: Sternberg. ISBN 978-3-95679-098-0

The Conflict Shoreline: Colonialism as Climate Change
Weizman, Eyal and Sheikh, Fazal. 2015. The Conflict Shoreline: Colonialism as Climate Change. Göttingen: Steidl. ISBN 978-3-95829-035-8

Architecture after Revolution
Petti, Alessandro; Hilal, Sandi and Weizman, Eyal. 2014. Architecture after Revolution. Berlin: Sternberg. ISBN 978-3-943365-79-5

Hollow Land: The Architecture of Israel’s Occupation (updated second edition)
Weizman, Eyal. September 2012. Hollow Land: The Architecture of Israel’s Occupation (updated second edition). London; New York: Verso. ISBN 9781844678686

Mengele's Skull: The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics
Keenan, Thomas and Weizman, Eyal. February 2012. Mengele's Skull: The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics. Berlin: Sternberg and Portikus. ISBN 978-1-934105-91-7

Power unplugged: decolonizing architecture in Palestine. (Forthcoming)
Hilal, Sandi; Petti, Alessandro and Weizman, Eyal. 2012. Power unplugged: decolonizing architecture in Palestine. (Forthcoming). Rotterdam: NAI Books.

062: Eyal Weizman: Forensic Architecture: Notes from Fields and Forums
Weizman, Eyal. 2012. 062: Eyal Weizman: Forensic Architecture: Notes from Fields and Forums. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag.

The Least of All Possible Evils: Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza
Weizman, Eyal. 2011. The Least of All Possible Evils: Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza. London: Verso Books. ISBN 9781844676477

HOLLOW LAND: Israel's Architecture of Occupation
Weizman, Eyal. 2007. HOLLOW LAND: Israel's Architecture of Occupation. Verso Books. ISBN 9781844671250

Yellow Rhythms. A Roundabout for London
Weizman, Eyal. May 2000. Yellow Rhythms. A Roundabout for London. Rotterdam: nai010. ISBN 978-90-6450-392-4

Edited Book

Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth
Weizman, Eyal, ed. 1 March 2014. Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth. Berlin: Sternberg. ISBN 978-3-95679-011-9

A Civilian Occupation: The Politics of Israeli Architecture
Segal, Rafi; Tartakover, David and Weizman, Eyal, eds. September 2003. A Civilian Occupation: The Politics of Israeli Architecture. London; New York: Verso. ISBN 9781859845493

Edited Journal

Mengele’s Skull: Special Issue of Cabinet Journal
Keenan, Thomas and Weizman, Eyal, eds. 2011. Mengele’s Skull: Special Issue of Cabinet Journal, Cabinet, (43).

Book Section

Dheisheh (Cisjordanie). Retours. Penser le futur dans l’extraterritorialité (un projet architectural)
Hilal, Sandi; Petti, Alessandro and Weizman, Eyal. 1 October 2014. Dheisheh (Cisjordanie). Retours. Penser le futur dans l’extraterritorialité (un projet architectural). In: Michel Agier, ed. Un monde de camps. Paris: La Découverte. ISBN 9782707183224

Holey Land
Weizman, Eyal. 2014. Holey Land. In: Stephen Shore, ed. Stephen Shore: From Galilee to the Negev. London; New York: Phaidon. ISBN 9780714867069

The Matter of Memory
Weizman, Eyal. 28 September 2013. The Matter of Memory. In: Adrián Villa Roja and Sophie O'Brien, eds. Today We Reboot the Planet: Adrián Villar Rojas catalogue. London: Serpentine Galleries. ISBN 9781908617156

The Image is the Bone
Weizman, Eyal. 2013. The Image is the Bone. In: Thomas Keenan and Tirdad Zolghadr, eds. The Human Snapshot. Berlin: Sternberg Press. ISBN 978-3-943365-63-4

Forensic Architecture
Weizman, Eyal. 1 October 2012. Forensic Architecture. In: Meg McLagan and Yates Mckee, eds. Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Non-Governmental Activism. New York: Zone Books. ISBN 978-1-935408-24-6

The Morning After: Profaning colonial Architecture
Weizman, Eyal; Hilal, Sandi and Petti, Alessandro. 1 October 2012. The Morning After: Profaning colonial Architecture. In: Meg McLagan and Yates McKee, eds. Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism. New York: Zone Books. ISBN 978-1-935408-24-6

Forensic Architecture
Weizman, Eyal. 14 September 2012. Forensic Architecture. In: David Chipperfield; Kieran Long and Shumi Bose, eds. Common Ground: A Critical Reader. Venice: Marsilio. ISBN 978-88-3171-435-8

Mobilizing Dissent: The Possible Architecture of the Governed’
Weizman, Ines and Weizman, Eyal. 2012. Mobilizing Dissent: The Possible Architecture of the Governed’. In: C. Greig Crysler; Stephen Cairns and Hilde Heynen, eds. The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theory. London; Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781446282632

The 1:1 Map
Weizman, Eyal. 2010. The 1:1 Map. In: Mark Godfrey and Karl Biesenbach, eds. Francis Alys: A Story of Deception. Tate. ISBN 9781854378408

Forensic Architecture
Schuppli, Susan; Weizman, Eyal and Tavares, Paulo. 2010. Forensic Architecture. In: Adrian Lahoud and Charles Rice, eds. Post-Traumatic Urbanism: Architectural Design. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 58-63. ISBN 978-0470744987

Humanitarian Support
Weizman, Eyal and Brauman, Rony. 2009. Humanitarian Support. In: Céline Condorelli, ed. Support Structures. Berlin: Sternberg. ISBN 978-1-933128-45-0

Article

On Forensic Architecture: A Conversation with Eyal Weizman
Bois, Yve-Alain; Feher, Michel; Foster, Hal and Weizman, Eyal. 2 June 2016. On Forensic Architecture: A Conversation with Eyal Weizman. October(156), pp. 116-140. ISSN 0162-2870

The walls have eyes: Buildings reveal the conflict they witness (Interview)
Weizman, Eyal. 4 May 2016. The walls have eyes: Buildings reveal the conflict they witness (Interview). New Scientist, ISSN 0262-4079

Violence at the Threshold of Detectability: Negative Positivism
Weizman, Eyal. 1 April 2015. Violence at the Threshold of Detectability: Negative Positivism. e-flux(64),

The Architecture of Ariel Sharon
Weizman, Eyal. 11 January 2014. The Architecture of Ariel Sharon. Al Jazeera English,

Arafat’s Tomb
Weizman, Eyal. 9 January 2014. Arafat’s Tomb. London Review of Books, 36(1), p. 26.

The lawless line
Hilal, Sandi; Petti, Alessandro; Weizman, Eyal and Perugini, Nicola. 30 August 2013. The lawless line. London Review of International Law, 1(1), pp. 201-209. ISSN 2050-6325

The Book of Destruction
Weizman, Eyal. 6 December 2012. The Book of Destruction. London Review of Books, 34(23), p. 28.

The Return to the Common: DAAR: Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency
Weizman, Eyal; Hilal, Sandi and Petti, Alessandro. 2012. The Return to the Common: DAAR: Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency. Manifesta,

Linea verde, il limes senza legge
Petti, Alessandro; Perugini, Nicola; Hilal, Sandi and Weizman, Eyal. 5 July 2011. Linea verde, il limes senza legge. Limes,

Arendt in Ethiopia
Weizman, Eyal. 2011. Arendt in Ethiopia. UMBR(a): The Worst (2011), ISSN 1087-0830

Legislative Attack
Weizman, Eyal. 17 December 2010. Legislative Attack. Theory, Culture & Society, 21(6), pp. 11-32. ISSN 0263-2764

Material Proportionality: the Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture, 2010
Weizman, Eyal. 13 September 2010. Material Proportionality: the Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture, 2010. Open Culture,

The Third Strategic Threat
Weizman, Eyal and Keenan, Thomas. 7 June 2010. The Third Strategic Threat. Opendemocracy,

Forensic architecture: Only the Criminal Can Solve the Crime
Weizman, Eyal. 2010. Forensic architecture: Only the Criminal Can Solve the Crime. Radical Philosophy, ISSN 1047-8302

Rights of Passage”
Godfrey, Mark; Demos, T.J.; Weizman, Eyal and Hameed, Ayesha. 2010. Rights of Passage”. Tate Etc, 19,

Universal Catastrophe - Roundtable On Terrorism
Hameed, Ayesha; Weizman, Eyal; Pereira, Godofredo Nobre Enes; Tavares, Paulo; Di Carlo, Tina and Khalili, Yazan. 2010. Universal Catastrophe - Roundtable On Terrorism. Revista Detritos, 4,

Dying to Speak: Forensic Spatiality (Interview)
Weizman, Eyal and Di Carlo, Tina. 2010. Dying to Speak: Forensic Spatiality (Interview). Log(20),

Political Plastic (Interview)
Weizman, Eyal. 2010. Political Plastic (Interview). Collapse, 6, pp. 257-303.

The New Geography: A Roundtable
Kastner, Jeffrey; McCarthy, Tom; Thompson, Nato and Weizman, Eyal. 1 April 2009. The New Geography: A Roundtable. Bookforum,

Digital

Forensic Architecture: The Place of Law in War
Weizman, Eyal. 2011. Forensic Architecture: The Place of Law in War.

Show/Exhibition

The Destruction of Destruction
Weizman, Eyal. June 2010. The Destruction of Destruction. In: "antiphotojournalism", institute of the image, Spain.

Documentary Sculpture
Weizman, Eyal. June 2010. Documentary Sculpture. In: "The Architecture Biennale of Venice 2010", Venice, Italy.

Decolonizing Architecture
Hilal, Sandi; Petti, Alessandro and Weizman, Eyal. 2008-2013. Decolonizing Architecture. In: "Decolonizing Architecture", Nottingham Contemporary, United Kingdom, 2008-2013.

Territories
Weizman, Eyal. 6/1/2003 - 9/7/2003. Territories. In: "Territories", Kunst Werke and Walter Koenig Press, 6/1/2003 - 9/7/2003.

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