The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Aesthetic Journalism

From art to architecture, investigative journalism is increasingly borrowing from other disciplines and sources of professional expertise for its presentation and, sometimes, its research. Aesthetic journalism opens up fruitful new avenues for investigation and storytelling, but what are the issues that it raises?

Alfredo Cramerotti

Alfredo Cramerotti is a writer, curator and broadcaster, director of MOSTYN Visual Arts Centre in Wales. He is also the founder of CuratorWork, and Head Curator of APT (the Artist Pension Trust). His book Aesthetic Journalism was one of the first to recognise the contemporary blurring of aesthetic and information practices, and to address the […]

Charlotte Cook

Charlotte Cook is a documentary film programmer, curator, producer and co-founder of Field of Vision. Cook was also the Director of Programming at Hot Docs for four years; she has also worked with BBC Storyville, the Channel 4 BritDoc Foundation’s Puma Creative Catalyst Fund and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Eyal Weizman

Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2010 he set up the research agency Forensic Architecture (FA) and in 2007 he set up, with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, the architectural collective DAAR in Beit Sahour/Palestine.

Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Brothers of the Gun, her illustrated collaboration with Syrian war journalist Marwan Hisham, was published in May 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, VICE, and elsewhere.

Renzo Martens

Renzo Martens is a Dutch artist and filmmaker and currently serves as director of the Institute for Human Activities. In his first film, Episode 1, Renzo travels to Chechnya to adopt a rarely defined role in contemporary war: that of its spectator.
  • 19 October 2018 18.00–19.00