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Eyal Weizman

 CCCB, 2005. Author: Susana Gellida

Architect and expert in Israeli settlements in the West Bank and director of the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmith College, University of London. Author of A Civilian Occupation: The Politics of Israeli Architecture (Verso 2003) and Hollow Landi: Israel's Architecture of Occupation (Verso, 2007).

Eyal Weizman, an architect who divides his time between Tel Aviv and London. After graduating in the English capital, he worked with Zvi Hecker in Berlin. In association with the architect Rafi Segal he carried out the reconstruction of the Ashdod Museum of Art (opened in 2003) and projects for the Itim Theatre Company and the Tel Aviv Museum. The exhibition and catalogue A Civilian Occupation, The Politics of Israeli Architecture, curated and edited jointly with Rafi Segal, were banned by the Israeli Association of Architects, but went on to show at the Storefront Gallery for Art and Architecture in New York, the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin and the Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, among others. The catalogue was published by Babel Press and Verso Press in 2003. Weizman has been a lecturer in Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and the Technion in Haifa. He has directed research for the B'tselem organization about the violation of human rights by means of architecture and urban planning in the West Bank. His work has been published internationally, including the books Yellow Rhythms (Uitgeverij 010 Publishers, 2000) and Random Walk (AASF, 1998).

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