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Forensic Architecture
Forensic Architecture is an independent university based research agency undertaking media and spatial research of state and corporate violence.
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The SWC Sep 20
A lot can happen in a millisecond. SWC's Tiago Branco used his lab's work on instinctive decisions to weigh in on an investigation by Forensic Architecture and the Invisible Institute into the killing of Harith Augustus. Watch here:
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Chicago Tribune Sep 19
An architecture exhibit challenges the official account of a police shooting that killed Chicago barber Harith Augustus on the South Side last year.
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Guardian US Sep 20
Reconstructing a killing: exhibit challenges police narrative of Chicago man's death
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Invisible Institute Sep 19
At the cultural center, the main hub for the , we have chosen to not display scenes of police violence against a black man in the context of an exhibition. In its place is an essay from about the necessity of looking & the difficulty of showing.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
The case was introduced today at . But in consultation w/ curators we chose not to show our videos there; instead we use that space to discuss politics of representation & police violence. See the videos at Thu/Fri 12-5, Sat 10-3 6100 S Blackstone Av
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
Our director and of unpacked how controlled the narrative after the killing over on . Read it here:
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
Replying to @ForensicArchi
Chicago PD later called the incident an 'armed confrontation' - but ' gun was still clipped into his holster after he died. The only thing in his hand? His Firearms Owners ID card.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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A request by researchers uncovered critical new dash-cam footage - even after PD said they'd published everything they had. Here's Officer Dillan Halley firing shot number five at Augustus, as he tries to escape.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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Superintendent Eddie Johnson told the public that Augustus was shot in a 'split second' decision. We unpacked that split second at different time-scales, from the millisecond to the year, to examine the dimensions of police violence in .
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
Our investigation (w/) into the killing of is out. We found multiple violations by PD, including withholding dash-cam footage that showed officers shooting Augustus as he fled. Watch five video investigations here:
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Invisible Institute Sep 19
As part of the , you can view a six-video installation of our investigation with at the . (enter via , thurs & fri 12-5pm, sat 10-3pm)
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Invisible Institute Sep 19
NEW: Chicago Police covered up dash-cam footage in case. Newly released video, withheld by CPD for over a year, and our investigation w shows that the fatal encounter was caused by aggressive policing rather than any criminal conduct by Augustus.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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Earlier this year, Ioannis Lagos, one of the group's most prominent figures a defendant in the trial, was elected to the European Parliament. Last week, he was found guilty of a 2013 attack on a community centre which offered language classes to refugees.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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The trial, in which 69 people are charged in connection with his murder, is reaching its conclusion after nearly five years. But the neo-Nazi organisation is far from beaten.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
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This was the scene in Athens yesterday. solidarity from London to Athens.
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Forensic Architecture Sep 19
Yesterday was 6yrs since the murder of . This was the scene in Athens. solidarity from London to Athens. View our investigation into his murder here:
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The Intercept Sep 19
A video investigation of the police killing of Harith Augustus by Forensic Architecture and the Invisible Institute challenges the official narrative.
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The Intercept Sep 19
How Chicago police created a false narrative after officers killed Harith Augustus by , Eyal Weizman
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Forensic Architecture Sep 17
One of our favourite events of the year: the MA Research Architecture degree show! This year's research exhibition & public programme Common Sensing is 26-29 Sept, w opening panel feat & , 6-7pm, 26 Sept
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