Thinking Through Practice - Eyal Weizman
Architecture, Theory, Politics

Eyal Weizman will discuss (amongst other things) issues arising out of his forthcoming publication Hollow Land: Israels Architecture of Occupation (July 2007).

Eyal Weizman is is an Architect based in London. He is the director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London. As an architect in Israel he has been working 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 Terriories in New York, Berlin, Rotterdam, San Francisco, Malmoe, Tel Aviv and Ramallah.

Weizman has taught, lectured and organised conferences in many institutions worldwide. His books include  A Civilian Occupation [Verso Books, 2003], the series Territories 1,2 and 3, Yellow Rhythms and many articles in journals, magazines and edited books.