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Memorial Gestures 2: Artist Residencies – Open Call

Image credit: Holocaust Centre North Archive, courtesy of Judith Rhodes Our artist residency programme Memorial Gestures is entering its second year! Residency timeframes: November 2023 – May 2024Exhibition Installation: September 2024Applications close: September 4th 2023 … Keep reading

Memorial Gestures – Laura Fisher

Hello, I’m Laura Fisher! I am honored to have been chosen to create artistic responses to the archive at Holocaust Centre North through the Memorial Gestures artist’s residency, and I’m excited to introduce myself to … Keep reading

Memorial Gestures – April Lin 林森

The space between fact and fiction My entry point into this residency was exploring the role and possibility of speculation in approaching the archive. How can speculation be used to fill in the gaps in … 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

Nuremberg: The Changing Meanings of a City

Continuing our blog series on Nuremberg, our Travelling Historians, Hannah and Chelsea, are exploring what the city means in terms of its history and legacy. CS: So Nuremberg, a city we have both visited – … Keep reading

Messages Of Hope – Remembering Srebrenica

Today marks the end of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia in 1995. Srebrenica was the worst atrocity on European soil since the Holocaust. Families, friends and loved ones were torn apart and 8,000 innocent people … Keep reading

Travelling Historians: Where Hitler Stood

Chelsea, our Head of Research, and Hannah, our Learning Assistant, recently discovered that they both love to travel (and drink wine, eat chocolate, and read, amongst other things). Coincidentally, we have visited many historical sites … Keep reading