research agency, London

Forensic Architecture is a research agency consisting of architects, artists, filmmakers, journalists, software developers, scientists, lawyers, and an extended network of collaborators from a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Founded in 2010 by architect and researcher Eyal Weizman, Forensic Architecture 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 organisations, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, B’tselem, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, and the UN. In 2018, Forensic Architecture has been nominated for the United Kingdom’s Turner Prize. Earlier in 2018, they were awarded the Princess Margriet Award for Culture by the European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam. Forensic Architecture’s work has been exhibited at, among others: The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2018; White Box Project Space, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, 2018; Onsite Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto, 2018; documenta 14, Kassel, 2017; MACBA (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona), Barcelona, 2017; La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 2016. Forensic Architecture is based at Goldsmiths, University of London, London.