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Forensic architecture : violence at the threshold of detectability

Author: Eyal Weizman
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Zone Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years, the group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series of investigations into human rights abuses. Today, the group provides crucial evidence for international courts and works with a wide range of activist groups, NGOs, Amnesty International, and the UN. Forensic Architecture has not only shed new light on human rights violations and state crimes across the globe,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eyal Weizman
ISBN: 9781935408864 1935408860
OCLC Number: 958796620
Description: 372 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: At the threshold of detectability --
What is forensic architecture? --
Counterforensics in Palestine : The forensic dilemma ; The Nakba Day killing ; Hannibal in Rafah --
Ground truths.
Responsibility: Eyal Weizman.

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A new form of investigative practice that uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction.  Read more...

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This forensic process-what Weizman calls 'architecture in reverse'-shows how the analytical and presentational skills of architects can be deployed in graphic, damning detail, in circumstances that Read more...

 
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