Published by the Forensic Architecture project under the Centre of Research Architecture in Goldsmiths, University of London, Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth explores the material and visual dimensions of evidence, testimony, and memorialization with respect to the workings of militarized scientific regimes of knowledge and international human rights violations through the productive analytic of architecture. Headed by Israeli architect-academic Eyal Weizman, the Forensic Architecture project was conceived as a “forensic agency” of architects, artists, filmmakers, and theorists who would offer investigations to agencies and individuals involved in human rights and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and would employ the latest in visual/architectural technologies to generate analyses of reconstructed scenes of human rights abuse. Forensis is the culmination of the project’s efforts; it features Forensic Architecture’s collaborations that aided in assessing the responsibility of state and corporate actors in humanitarian law violations, together with visual...
Visualizing the Complex Scene of Judgment and Justice
May Ee Wong is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Group in Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis, with a designated emphasis in critical theory. Her current research examines epistemologies and ideologies of contemporary ecological and complex systemic discourses pertaining to the urban laboratory and the global sustainable city.
May Ee Wong; Visualizing the Complex Scene of Judgment and Justice. Cultural Politics 1 July 2016; 12 (2): 259–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-3592335
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