Eyal Weizman - SAIC's Visiting Artists Program

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A reconstruction of the altercation of search and rescue operations in the central Mediterranean on 6 November 2017. Image: Forensic Oceanography and Forensic Architecture, 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures, and founder and director of the research agency Forensic Architecture based at Goldsmiths, University of London. The agency consists of architects, artists, filmmakers, journalists, software developers, scientists, lawyers, and an extended network of collaborators from a wide variety of fields and disciplines. It is committed to the development and dissemination of new evidentiary techniques and undertakes advanced architectural and media investigations on behalf of international prosecutors, human rights and civil society groups, as well as political and environmental justice organizations.

Presented in partnership with the William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lecture Series in SAIC’s Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects

This lecture event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

Location and contact
The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium
230 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago  Illinois  60603
United States
Contact Email: 
Eyal Weizman - SAIC's Visiting Artists Program | Chicago Artists Resource

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