Ines Weizman

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Ines Weizman

Director of the Bauhaus-Institut, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Ines Weizman (PhD) is Professor of Architecture Theory and Director of the Centre for Documentary Architecture at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Ines trained as an architect at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and the École d’architecture de Belleville in Paris, the Sorbonne, the University of Cambridge, and the Architectural Association, where she completed her PhD thesis in History and Theory.
In 2014, her edited book Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence, was published by Routledge. The book Before and After: Documenting the Architecture of Disaster, written together with Eyal Weizman was published in the same year by Strelka Press. In 2015 she edited with Jorge Otero-Pailos the issue Preservation and Copyright for the journal Future Anterior by University of Minnesota Press.
Her articles have appeared in books, magazines and journals including AA Files, Architecture & Culture (Bloomsbury, 2014), ADD, Bauhaus Magazine, METAPHYSICS, ARCH+, BEYOND, Displayer, Harvard Design Magazine, JAE, Perspecta, Volume, Jill Magid, The Proposal, (Sternberg Press, 2016), Experimental Preservation (Lars Müller, 2016), The Baltic Atlas (Sternberg Press, 2016), Stefan Koppelkamm, Houses Rooms Voices (Hatje Cantz, 2015), Exhibiting Architecture (Lars Müller, 2015), The Sage Handbook of Architectural Theory (Sage, 2012), StadtHeimaten (Jovis, 2012), Agency (Routledge, 2009), Urban Transformation (Ruby Press, 2008) and Dictionary of War (Merve Verlag, 2008).
The installation “‘Repeat Yourself’: Loos, Law and the Culture of the Copy” was shown as part of the “Museum of Copying” (curated by FAT Architects) in the Arsenale at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2012, and in 2013 as solo-shows in the Architecture Centre Vienna and the Buell Architecture Gallery at Columbia University, New York. Earlier research and exhibition projects include “Celltexts. Books and other works produced in prison” (together with Eyal Weizman), first exhibited in Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turino (2008, 2009, 2014, 2015).
Since 2013, she is teaching at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Together with Prof. Dr. Max Welch Guerra, she is the Director of the Bauhaus-Institut für Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur und Planung.