Researchers in Forensic Architecture (based within the Department of Visual Cultures) recently launched a new multimedia digital tool for journalists, researchers, human rights monitors, and citizens to map complex events – such as conflicts, protests, or crises – as they develop. PATTRN can map the deaths of migrating people, or outbreaks of political violence, for example. Users then create an interactive map showing the bigger picture in an ongoing situation. Led by Francesco Sebregondi, the PATTRN project was initiated thanks to a grant from the European Research Council, awarded to Professor Eyal Weizman.
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