Wednesday, October 6, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A virtual event via Zoom webinar
Join Samaeh Moafi of Forensic Architecture as she examines the role of image and video footage circulating on social media platforms in bringing accountability. Using a set of projects developed by Forensic Architecture as examples, she foregrounds the possibilities driven from the making of poly-perspectival models in navigable 3D environments.
AIA continuing education credits available (1 LU/HSW)
Dr. Samaneh Moafi is the Senior Researcher at Forensic Architecture, Goldsmiths University of London. She provides conceptual oversight across projects and in particular oversees the Centre for Contemporary Nature (CCN), where FA develops new investigative techniques for bringing accountability to environmental destruction. She earned her PhD from the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture with a dissertation on the contemporary history of mass housing in Iran and the class identities and gender roles it informed. Before joining Forensic Architecture in 2015, Samaneh practiced as an architect in Australia, taught BA Architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney, MArch Urban Design at the Bartlett School, University College, London, and led a number of short courses at the Royal College of Arts and the AA.