Godofredo Pereira is an architect and writer based in Porto and London, and a researcher on the Forensic Architecture project. His research “Underground Fetishism” investigates political and territorial conflicts within the planetary race to the underground, with a particular focus on the parallel exhumations of political leaders and natural resources as re-imaginations of the body politic. Together with lawyer Alonso Barros he is coordinating the “Atacama Desert Project,” a geo-forensic analysis of environmental violence in the Atacama Desert in Chile, in support of claims brought against copper companies by local communities and NGOs. He is also the coordinator of History and Theory at the M.Arch Urban Design program at the Bartlett, University College London; co-founder and editor of Detritos, a journal of art and critical theory; and editor of the book Savage Objects (INCM, 2012). He frequently writes on architecture, urbanization, and territory. He graduated as an architect from FAUP (Porto), holds an M.Arch from the Bartlett School of Architecture and is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths University of London.
Stand: März 2014
Axiomatic Earth Seminar (Instructor)
Campus 2016: The Technosphere Issue
Do, 14. April 2016 — Fr, 22. April 2016