The Body is Evidence

In his review-collage of Forensis, a book of essays accompanying the recent Forensic Architecture exhibition at Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt, artist Martin Howse discovers not only the materiality of crime-scenes, but of all architecture, to be implicated in death




Art at the Interface of Data and Image

Maps give a sense of objective knowledge and hence mastery of the world. In her review of artist Laura Kurgan’s book Close Up at a Distance: Mapping, Technology and Politics, Ruth Watson explores the contingency of satellite derived images, and the ‘human matters of the world’ they remain entangled in


View from a Kill

The morally disgusting asymmetry of drones relates not only to their deployment by the powerful against the weak, but also to the radical disparity of risk entailed in exposing the defenceless living to pilotless killing machines. In her review of George Barber’s recent film Freestone Drone, artist Kate Rich, co-creator of the first art drone 'The BIT Plane', considers the sickly prospect of a drone that assumes (a happy) consciousness


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