Helene Kazan is an artist, curator and writer, her work engages an intersection of international law, architecture, and the human experience of violence. Kazan is a CHASE/AHRC awarded PhD candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London and recipient of the 2018-2020 Vera List Center Fellowship at The New School, NYC. Recently Kazan curated the exhibition and public programme ‘Points of Contact’ at Goethe Institute, Lebanon in collaboration with the Arab Centre for Architecture and the British Council, Lebanon (2018). Kazan’s work has been shown at documenta(14), Kassel (2017), The Serpentine Gallery, London (2017), marra:tein, Beirut, (2016), Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow (2016), Ibraaz (2015), the Tate Britain, London (2015), Mosaic Rooms, London (2015), The Showroom, London (2013), and the Beirut Art Center (2013). Further, Kazan contributed as a Research Fellow to Forensic Architecture’s exhibition at the House of World Cultures (HKW), Berlin, and FORENSIS (Sternberg, 2014). Kazan published works include The Architecture of Slow, Structural and Spectacular Violence and the Poetic Testimony of War, in the special issue on Gender, War, and Technology: Peace and Armed Conflict in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Emily Jones, Sara Kendall & Yoriko Otomo for Australian Feminist Law Journal (2018), On Shelter and International Law for Avery Shorts a project of Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (2018) and Accident and Design in Aerial Bombardment in The Funambulist (2016). Kazan is a Visiting Lecturer in Media Studies, at the department of Architecture at the Royal College of Art, London.