Background and activities

Nabil Ahmed is a researcher and writer working at the intersection of spatial practice visual culture and environmental humanities. He runs INTERPRT (, a research and design studio dedicated to environmental justice advocacy. The transdisciplinary collective works with civil society organizations, lawyers, scientists, NGOs, and journalists worldwide. INTERPRT’s work has been recently exhibited at Biennale Warszawa, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw and Beirut Arts Centre. He has written for Third Text, Routledge, Candide: Journal for Architectural Knowledge, Documenta, Sternberg Press, MIT Press and Scientific Reports among others. He completed a doctorate in Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London where he has a long-term research affiliation with Forensic Architecture. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Ahmed, Nabil; Cann, Esther. (2021) Road to Injustice: Ecological Impunity and Resistance in West Papua. The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change.
  • Ahmed, Nabil; Randulfe, Damaso. (2016) Nature, Labour, Land: A Forum for Arctic Governance. After Belonging: The Objects, Spaces, and Territories of the Ways We Stay in Transit.
  • Ahmed, Nabil. (2013) Earthly Poison: Sensing Arsenic in the Bengal Delta. Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence.