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| FEATURED WORK

Below are projects selected from each medium categories (Books, Design, Articles & Lectures, Cartography). Their association attempt to construct a work manifesto.

Excavated Objects from a Post-Apartheid Palestine / 2016

Excavated Objects from a Post-Apartheid Palestine for the exhibition Chapter 31 curated by Mai Kanaaneh and Nadia Jaglom (Sarha Collective) and recently displayed at the P21 Gallery in London (August 2016) See high-resolution photographs of the map in Arabic/Hebrew or its English translation. The objects presented here are ...

A COMMON STATE / Uncube (2015)

Israeli settlement of Ma'ale Adumim (Jerusalem Governorate): 35,673 inhabitants, established in 1975, 1,759 acres. "A Common State: Constructing Architectural Imaginaries for Palestine-Israel," on Uncube (July 29, 2015) Although I have consistently written against the Israeli politics of colonisation in the past, I now would like ...

Spinoza in a T-Shirt (with Minh-Ha T. Pham) / The New Inquiry (2015)

Julie Wilkins / Future Classics Dress collection, Autumn/Winter 2014 Léopold Lambert and Minh-Ha T. Pham, "SPINOZA IN A T-SHIRT: A Manifesto for Designs that Do Not Know What Bodies Aren’t," on The New Inquiry (June 2015) “What can a body do?” is the question Spinoza puts to his readers in the third part of Ethics. For ...

NAUSICAÄ GARDENS (2015)

Collective housing in general, and social housing in particular are the core program to favor a "vivre-ensemble" ("living-together). The French program of social housing is made in such a way that all municipalities are required to incorporate a certain percentage of it. Many wealthy cities, however, prefer to pay the fines ...

ANOTHER PARIS: THE BANLIEUE IMAGINARY / 2015

"Another Paris: The Banlieue Imaginary,” on The Funambulist (January 16, 2015) ACCESS TO THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE FUNAMBULIST RELATED ARTICLE TEXT: In the wake of the recent attacks against journalists and people shopping at a kosher supermarket in Paris, a few people have told me that they expected me to write something ...

WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE: A DISOBEDIENT PALESTINIAN BUILDING (2010)

Architectural project for Weaponized Architecture: The Impossibility of Innocence, Barcelona: dpr-barcelona, 2012. Weaponized Architecture is an examination of the inherent instrumentalization of architecture as a political weapon; research informs the development of a project which, rather than defusing these characteristics, ...

SPICULATION (2008)

Project with Martin Le Bourgeois spicule : noun. chiefly Zoology a small needle-like structure, in particular any of those making up the skeleton of a sponge. from Oxford Dictionnary Spiculation embodies an alternative to public space’s hermetism. Its spicules’ aggregate composes a malleable material which can be ...

POLITICAL CARTOGRAPHY OF PALESTINE / 2014

"Political Cartography of Palestine: Overview of the Issues and their History," on The Funambulist (August 18, 2014) SEE THE LECTURE "WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE IN PALESTINE" IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE RELATED ARTICLE TEXT: In the two last months, much information was released (including on this platform) regarding the various issues ...

THE FUNAMBULIST PAMPHLETS / Punctum Books (2013 – ongoing)

The Funambulist Pamphlets: Volumes 01-15, New York: Punctum Books, 2013-2015. SEE THE BOOKS ON PUNCTUM BOOKS / ACCESS THE FUNAMBULIST The Funambulist Pamphlets is a series of small books archiving articles that I have been writing between 2009 and 2013 and that I published on The Funambulist, collected according to specific ...

WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE / Dpr-Barcelona (2012)

Weaponized Architecture: The Impossibility of Innocence, Barcelona: dpr-barcelona, 2012. SEE THE BOOK ON DPR-BARCELONA / BUY THE BOOK Weaponized Architecture is an examination of the inherent instrumentalization of architecture as a political weapon; research informs the development of a project which, rather than defusing these ...

THE SPEECH OF THINGS / The New Inquiry (2014)

"The Speech of Things," on The New Inquiry (November 25, 2014) Image above: Assistant state attorneys John Guy, left, and Bernie de la Rionda, right, display the hooded sweatshirt worn by Trayvon Martin the night he was shot by George Zimmerman. (Credit: AP) René Magritte’s painting of a pipe was not a pipe; similarly, the ...

THE CONTINUOUS SIEGE: SPECTACULAR AND NORMAL TERRITORIAL VIOLENCE IN GAZA / The Fall Semester (2014)

"The Continuous Siege: Spectacular and Normal Territorial Violence in Gaza," in The Fall Semester, Miami, 2014. Image above: Infrastructural and Militarized Cartography of Gaza – Made by the author (July 10, 2014) As the Israeli bombs stop raining on Gaza and, with them, the outrage that this recent chapter of the continuous ...