The Bartlett School of Architecture

Ms Henrietta Williams

Ms Henrietta Williams

Lecturer (Teaching)

The Bartlett School of Architecture

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
11th Jan 2016

Teaching summary

Curator of the Bartlett Screening Room

Tutor on MA Situated Practice, Architectural & Interdisciplinary Studies

Module co-ordinator on Making Cities, Mediated Environments

Departmental tutor on MA/MLA Landscape Architecture

Admissions tutor on MA Situated Practice


Henrietta Williams is an artist and urban researcher. Her practice explores urbanist theories; particularly considering ideas around fortress urbanism, security, and surveillance. She is a Lecturer (teaching) at theBartlett School of Architecture, UCL, and tutors across a number of programs with a particular focus on critical film making methodologies.

Henri is currently working towards an LAHP funded PhD by design, also at the Bartlett, that critiques drone surveillance technologies and the history of the aerial viewpoint. The output of this research will comprise of a written thesis alongsidevideo installation works, film screenings and performances.

Her projects have been widely screened, exhibited and published in the UK and internationally, most notably at the V&A Museum in London and on the front page of the Guardian. She has featured on multiple television programs about security and surveillance inLondon. Through her commercial practice Henrietta has made films for a number of high profile architectural institutions in the UK and Europe.