Can architecture provide new tools of political analysis and intervention? This question is central to the work of Eyal Weizman, Israeli architect and scholar. By examining buildings, ruins, maps, satellite imagery and citizen images and video, his research teams investigate the sites of contemporary conflicts and monitor the crimes of states. Weizman unpacks state violence from the frontier regions of Pakistan, through the forests of South America to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Tickets are free but must be reserved and are in limited supply.
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The Wall Exchange is a community program and downtown lecture series created by the Peter Wall Institute at UBC. The program brings prominent public intellectuals to Vancouver for a lecture and a forum for the discussion of key societal issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is held twice per year in the spring and fall in the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.