Eyal Weizman will be presenting a series of lectures ‘political plastic’ during the 13th – 15th Sept 2010
Monday, 13th September 2010
‘The Endless Present’
The Elastic Architecture of Occupation
Tuesday, 14th September 2010
Only the Criminal can Solve the Crime
Wednesday, 15th September 2010
Decolonizing Architecture in the West Bank
Roundtable discussion: Andrew Benjamin and Adrian Lahoud
Each lecture will be held 6pm drinks for a 6:30pm start, Room 407, Level 4, Faculty of DAB, Building 6, UTS City Campus.
Eyal Weizman is an architect and director of the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and completed his PhD at the London Consortium/Birkbeck College. Since 2007 he is a member of the architectural collective “decolonizing architecture” in Beit Sahour/Palestine www.decolonizing.ps. Since 2008 he is a member of B’Tselem board of directors. www.btselem.org. Weizman has taught, lectured, curated and organised conferences in many institutions worldwide.
His books include The Lesser Evil [Nottetempo, 2009], Hollow Land [Verso Books, 2007], A Civilian Occupation [Verso Books, 2003], the series Territories 1,2 and 3, Yellow Rhythms and many articles in journals, magazines and edited books. Weizman is a regular contributor and an editorial board member for several journals and magazines including Humanity, Cabinet and Inflexions. Weizman is the recipient of the James Stirling Memorial Lecture Prize for 2006-2007 and was chosen to deliver the Edward Said Memorial Lecture at Warwick 2010.