Eyal Weizman / Centre for Research Architecture

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
February 15, 2013 - 5:45pm

 

Eyal Weizman will present a lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:45PM on Friday, February 15. A reception following the lecture will take place in the Knowlton Hall Jury Space. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

Weizman is Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Director of the Centre for Research Architecture, a "laboratory for critical spatial practices" which he created, within the Department of Visual Cultures, in 2005. Weizman studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and completed his PhD at the London Consortium, Birkbeck College. He was Professor of Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. His work includes buildings and stage sets in Israel/Palestine and Europe. Weizman works with a variety of NGOs and Human right groups in Israel/Palestine. He co-curated the exhibition A Civilian Occupation, The Politics of Israeli Architecture, and co-edited the publication of the same title. These projects were based on his human-rights research, and were banned by the Israeli Association of Architects. They were later shown in the exhibition Territories in New York, Berlin, Rotterdam, San Francisco, Malmoe, Tel Aviv and Ramallah.

Weizman has taught, lectured and organized conferences in many institutions worldwide. His books include Lesser Evil, Hollow Land, A Civilian Occupatio, the series Territories 1,2 and 3, Yellow Rhythms and many articles in journals, magazines and edited books. Weizman is a regular contributor to many journals and magazines and is an editor at large for Cabinet Magazine. Weizman is the recipient of the James Stirling Memorial Lecture Prize for 2006-2007.

 

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