Dossier \ Decolonizing Archives and Law’s Frame of Accountability
Helene Kazan is a research-based practitioner, whose work investigates ‘risk’ as an integrated limit condition of conflict and capitalism, analysed at the intersection of international law and architecture. Kazan was a 2018-2020 Vera List Center Fellow at The New School, New York. Kazan received her doctorate at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths University of London (2019) and was a Research Fellow at Forensic Architecture (2012-15). And is a Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. Kazan’s film works include series Frame of Accountability (2021), Under Multiple Suns (2019), Engineering Shelter, (2016), Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989, (2013). Kazan has shown work at Ashkal Alwan/Digital Earth, Beirut (2019), UnionDocs, NYC, The New School, NYC (2018), Goethe Institute, Lebanon, Arab Center for Architecture, The Serpentine Gallery, London (2017), documenta(14), Kassel, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow (2016), Ibraaz (2015), Tate Britain, London, Mosaic Rooms, London, The Showroom, London (2014), the House of World Cultures (HKW), Berlin and the Beirut Art Center (2013).