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Interrogation Techniques Justice Department

My recent encounter with the document presented above reminded me of the article “Violence on the Body: A Manual for the French Police Escorting ‘Illegal’ Immigrants” that I wrote three years...

Prosecutor-Evidence

Trayvon Martin’s hoodie shown as a piece of evidence by the prosecution at George Zimmerman’s trial (July 2013) It has now been a few articles that I attempt to describe how...

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The thirty-eighth issue of Volume entitled The Shape of Law has been recently released and I have the great chance to have a paper in it, in company of many friends...

The Construction of the End-Daniel Fernández Pascual

Geological analyses of coastal soil to establish the coast line location (courtesy of Daniel Fernández Pascual) Text originally written for DAMn Magazine based on a conversation with Daniel Fernández Pascual for ARCHIPELAGO Daniel Fernández...

meu utero nao pertence ao governo

Last Friday, Beatriz Preciado (see the several past articles) wrote a column in French newspaper Libération calling for a “strike of the uterus” in Spain in reaction to the law that...

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Royal Air Force Nimrod XV230 named after the biblical character of Nimrod The forty-sixth Funambulist Papers comes from one of the most important current thinkers in political geography: Stuart Elden who...

Tear gas canister shot directly at B’Tselem photographer Muhmmad ‘Awad by an I.D.F. officer (image B’Tselem) We have seen many times how the State of Israel and its army manage to...

The sixth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles (as well as additional photographs) of the blog about Palestine, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for...

Electric Chair by Andy Warhol (1964) There is still an existing political debate about whether of not a given society should adopt (perpetuate) death penalty as its ultimate judicial sentence. It...

Olive Harvest / Where Law Stands on the Wall – Visualizing Palestine 2013 The collective Visualizing Palestine is finishing a crowdfunding campaign for their operative budget (only five days left!). This...

Still from the film Naked Lunch by David Cronenberg (1991) I am now at the end of my European trip for Archipelago and a few talks and will soon go back...

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Funambulism, Utopias, Backyards, Open Stacks, Architectures of In/security, Sonic Landscapes, Apian Semantics, Meta-Virtual Solipsism, Transcendent Delusions, Fibrous Assemblages, Circuses, Old Media, Pet Architecture, Persian Folds, DIY Biopolitics, and MORE (Eileen Joy describing...

Still from The Law in these Parts by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz (2012) I recently watched Israeli director Ra’anan Alexandrowicz‘s fim, The Law in these Parts (merci Philippe) that unfolds the legal mechanisms...

Former American Embassy of Karachi by Richard Neutra & Robert Alexander It happens rather often that architecture offices have to hold on their documents and drawings for a while as the...

Juggling on the Berlin Wall / Photograph by Yann Forget It has now been three months that I have the chance to write a monthly carte blanche column in Swiss architectural...

Still of the video What the Drone Saw by artist Omer Fast, a former U.S. Army drone operator / Source: The Guardian This article is the first one but very unlikely...

The fourth volume of The Funambulist Pamphlets that gathers and edits past articles of the blog about Legal Theory, is now officially published by Punctum Books in collaboration with the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons The...

I am in complete disagreement with American libertarian politicians like Ron Paul and his son, Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul as far as interior policies are concerned. However, one needs to...

Winning entry of the New State Danish Prison by C. F. Møller Architects (2010) Thanks to my friends Mariabruna and Fosco (Microcities/Socks), I got to learn that the French department of...

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