September 26, 2011

gert germeraad: home sweet home

on racial biology (eugenics) 2011:

excerpts from hem ljuva hem / home sweet home
kristianstads konsthall 29 januari - 27 mars 2011



"I think that xenophobia and upcoming fascism are a menace for our open society. I would like to stress the fact that thoughts of racist movements - like the eugenic - still exist in our every day life and thoughts."
gert germeraad
more about the exhibition here

french children of the holocaust 2011:

(series in process)

anny-yolande horowitz was born on june 2, 1933, in strassbourg. interned in the lalande camp near tours and then transferred to drancy, she was deported to auschwitz on convoy 31 on september 11, 1942, with her mother, frieda and her sister paulette, age 7.

jacques wisznia was born on october 15, 1937, in paris, where he lived at 108 rue de la folie-mericourt (11th arr.). he was deported to auschwitz on february 9, 1943, on convoy 46.

georges drajner, born on may 30, 1930, in paris, was deported to auschwitz on august 25, 1942, on convoy 23. he lived at 75 rue de paris in vanves, a suburb of paris.

many thanks to gert germeraad for providing the images for this post!
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