Face Scripting: What Did the Building See?, 2011

Shumon Basar, Eyal Weizman, Jane & Louise Wilson
Face Scripting: What Did the Building See?, 2011
Single screen projection, surround sound
Gauze box: 900 x 600 cm
2 mirrors: 300 x 380 cm each
1 HD projector, CCTV monitor
Co-produced by the Farook Foundation with support from Luis Augusto Teixeira de Freitas and Mohammed Abdulkader Hafiz
Installation view
Courtesy of the Artists
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation


Eyal Weizman studied architecture at the Architectural Association and completed his PhD at the London Consortium/Birkbeck College. Since 2007 he has been a member of the architectural collective Decolonizing Architecture. Since 2008, he is a member of the B’Tselem board of directors.

His most recent books include The Lesser Evil (Nottetempo, 2009) and Hollow Land (Verso Books, 2007). He is an editorial board member and contributor to publications including Humanity, Cabinet and Inflexions. He received the James Stirling Memorial Lecture Prize (2006-2007) and delivered the Edward Said Memorial Lecture in 2010.

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