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Gili Merin interviews Malkit Shoshan for Mark Magazine: “For Centuries, maps have been used as tools of control”

A conversation between Gili Merin and Malkit Shoshan about cartography, territorial violence, atlases and books.

The New York Times: Six Not-to-Miss Shows at the Venice Architecture Biennale

“The Netherlands

The curator Malkit Shoshan specializes in the architecture of conflict, and for “Blue,” she focuses on the structures created by the United Nations at Camp Castor in Gao, Mali. “Blue” indicates, on the one hand, the blue helmets of the peacekeeping mission, and on the other, the “blue men” of the Tuareg, in whose region the mission is situated. Shoshan suggests the military camp itself as a permeable cultural location rather than a fortress, and one that brings with it the possibility of positive change.”

By Hettie Judah

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The CIF approved 2 new grants to support the continuation of our projects

We are pleased to announce that we have received to new grants from the Creative Industries Fund. These grants will allow us to continue two of our projects:

‘No one asked me to come’ by Malkit Shoshan at SQM: The Quantified Home

We are very happy to have our essay in this important book and would like to thank Yael Bar Maor for taking photographs of Gertrud’s house this summer, in between the rocket sirens.

Coming soon: The UNMANNED

More information is available here

book launch, June 7, 1-2PM, Dutch Pavilion, Giardini della biennale

Please join us to the launch of the book VILLAGE.
June 7, 2014, 1-2pm The Dutch Pavilion
Giardini della Biennale Venezia

Village | $30 [IT] |
July 2014 | ISBN  978-88-6208-254-9 | softcover | 256p | 16.5 x 23.5 cm | eng | authors: Malkit Shoshan and Maurizio Bortolotti | book design: Sandra Kassenaar | publisher: DAMIANI | Buy a book:www.damianieditore.com

The forthcoming book ‘Village, One Land Two Systems and Platform Paradise’ will be available from July 2014

Village documents a unique encounter between two creative communities: a village of forcibly displaced people on the one hand, and a group of artists, designers and architects on the other. The context is the village of Ein Hawd, an (until recently) ‘unrecognised’ Palestinian village in Israel. It lies within viewing distance of the inhabitants’ former village, now an Israeli artist community: Ein Hod, founded by the Dada artist, Marcel Janco.

FAST is looking for interns! starting immediately…

We are currently looking for architecture, or urban design interns with excellent research and graphic skills, to help us realizing an exciting project about the architecture and landscape of peacekeeping missions.

ZOO, or the letter Z, just after Zionism at Experimenta design ’13

A new version of  ZOO, or the letter Z, just after Zionism will be exhibited at the Experimenta in Lisbon, from 09 NOV, 2013 until 22 DEC, 2013.

Upcoming: Warfare and Welfare

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The United Nations and NATO are carrying peacekeeping and reconstruction missions around the world.

We are looking for students/volunteers

Back to ZOO

The current events around Pillar of Cloud brings us back to ZOO.

Read Zoo publication online at ISSUU:

A new book is coming soon

A new book about our project in Ein Hawd with Maurizio Bortolotti and Damiani Editore.

A Shelf @ Harvard University

ATLAS OF THE CONFLICT in Rollercoaster, ‘The image of the 21st Century’, MOTI, Breda

ATLAS OF THE CONFLICT, Publication Studio at the MoMA

ATLAS OF THE CONFLICT, Israel – Palestine, 2nd edition will be presented by Publication Studio at the MoMA this weekend.

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