In hiring me to curate Forensic Architecture’s first US survey exhibition, the museum mouthed the words of social justice but with the realization that those words would preface consequences, it began to choke.
The organizations verified over 1,000 pieces of video evidence showing hundreds of attacks on civilians and journalists during this year’s demonstrations.
Kanders, who was ousted from the Whitney board last summer after months of protest, says he will sell certain divisions of Safariland.
Neal Sher accuses the Whitney’s leadership of being complicit in “unlawful conduct, harassment, threats and intimidation” against Kanders. He was disbarred by the District of Columbia in 2003 but practices in New York after a period of disciplinary suspension.
Set to attend the opening of his exhibition at Miami’s Museum of Art and Design, Eyal Weizman was told by an officer at the US Embassy in London that his visa was revoked for triggering a “security algorithm.”
Investigative journalism website Bellingcat, with the help of research group Forensic Architecture, seeks to put an end to the theories that the harrowing chemical attack against civilians in April 2017 was a “false-flag operation.”
In this Warsaw exhibition, the investigative research group shows that the destruction of land can expedite acts of violence upon the people who inhabit it.
Forensic Architecture has partnered with Chicago’s Invisible Institute to mount a counter-investigation into the official police narrative surrounding the death of Augustus. Their findings could change the way city policing works.
“After this discovery, what may have started as the Tear Gas Biennial is now the Sierra Bullet Biennial,” a Forensic Architecture researcher told Hyperallergic.
Members of the research group say their “Triple-Chaser” video at the Whitney Biennial is part of an ongoing investigation into violence at the Israeli-Palestinian border.
A documentary at the 79th Whitney Biennial may detail horrors funded by the Whitney’s own chairperson Warren Kanders, but don’t applaud the museum for the self-criticism.
The research group looks into the potential use of Sierra Bullets-manufactured bullets in Gaza, which prompted a response from the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights.