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Memorial Gestures 2 – Matt Smith

I am an artist who works mainly with craft-based media, often in relation to collections and archives. My practice often explores marginalised, and particularly LGBTQ+ lives and how they have been included or excluded from … Keep reading

Remembering the Camps

Travelling Historians, Hannah and Chelsea, have visited various concentration camps and today’s blog explores their experiences. Given how these upsetting landscapes of genocide have now turned into tourist hotspots, they ask: What is the etiquette … Keep reading

A Brief History of the First Nazi Gas Chambers

In Brandenburg an der Havel State Welfare Institute a crude experiment using poison gas to murder people took place in January 1940. The experiment came about after Viktor Brack, a department head in the KdF … Keep reading

Postcards From The Ghetto

As we approach the anniversary of the liberation of the Theresienstadt (or Terezin) ghetto on the 8th and 9th of May, we wanted to share the story of one of our most unique items in … Keep reading

Sisterhood and Survival

To honour International Women’s Day, we want to share the story of sisters, Ibi and Judith. During the Holocaust the challenges facing men and women were unique to their genders. Although both men and women … Keep reading

Love out of the Darkness

Boy meets girl. They fall in love, they marry, have a family and live happily ever after. The age-old fairy-tale, but what happens when that initial meeting is only made possible because of unimaginable horror? … Keep reading

Child survivors of the Holocaust

9 May marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Theresienstadt concentration camp. This guest blog from Hayley Shaw describes the experiences of child survivors who came to the UK. Keep reading