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a'21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces III Border Infrastructures and Forensics
April 17, 2021 16:00 p.m. - 18:00
►a'21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-III
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Forensic Architecture (FA) is a research agency, based at Goldsmiths, University of London, carrying out investigations with and on behalf of communities and individuals affected by conflict, police brutality, border regimes and environmental violence. In this workshop, FA researcher Stefanos Levidis will discuss the tools and techniques the agency has developed and employed over the past years in order to counter-investigate cases of state violence at the external borders of the EU. Drawing on several complementing case studies, participants in the workshop will be introduced to complex methodologies of spatial and architectural analysis, open-source investigation, digital modeling, and immersive technologies, as well as documentary research, situated interviews, and cross-disciplinary collaboration. The diverse spectrum of actors and practices involved in these investigations provides critical insight into how novel modes of evidence and testimony amplification emerge, and how interdisciplinary and collaborative research provides a pathway to democratising the processes of evidence production that have been traditionally monopolized by the state.
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* This event is part of Oyoun's a'21 festival - Post Digital Ignorance x Techno Utopia aiming to challenge the status quo while centering perspectives on non-human life, queer ecology, decolonising knowledge, forced displacement, and more. The project was financed by Berlin's Hauptstadtkulturfonds.
Produced by: Oyoun in collaboration with amberPlatform
Curatorial Team: Amirali Ghasemi, Ali Cem Doğan, Cenkhan Aksoy, Christoph Wachter, Ebru Yetişkin, Ekmel Ertan, Hamza Chamas, Mathias Jud, Milad Forouzandeh, Mohsen Hazrat, Nina Martin, Rajaa Shamam, Youssef El Idrissi Participants include: Eda Sütunç, Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley, Mary Maggic, Rachel Uwa , Renata Salecl, Seloua Luste Boulbina, Pelin Tan, Yara Mekawei, and many more. Funded by: Capital Cultural Fund
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