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Special Exhibitions 2006

10th of November 2006 to 18th of March 2007

"UNCONSCIONABLY CONSCIENTIOUS"
Experiments on the immates of concentration camps

Exhibition by Institute for History of Medicine (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
The exhibition is divided into three sections. The first deals with the academic an ideological background that led to the experiments as well as their locale, the concentration camps in which people, reduced to the status ob objects, became the victims of, often fatal, experiments. At the centre of the exhibition are four such case studies which also illustrate the spectrum of academic, martial, ideolocial and economic interests, that led to such work as well as pointing up to the appaling suffering of the victims and the sadistic ambition of the perpetrators of these crimes. The exhibition concludes with the post 1945 repercussions.






1st of September to 5th of November 2006

RACIAL FANATICISM - The Nürnberg Laws 1935

Exhibition by Nürnberg Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds
On september 15th 1935, at the "Rally of freedom" in Nürnberg, the Nazi party announced new laws relating to the relationships between jews and non-jews. Marriage and extramarital sexual relations was now officially a "racial disgrace" and forbidden. The rights of all jewish (formerly fellow) citizens were drastically reduced and further weight was added to the burgeoning mass of post 1933 antisemitic propaganda and regulations. It is little known, and the exhibition shows it, that up to 1943 many more "Durchführungsbestimmungen" (enforcements) followed. With a bureaucratic fanaticism the rights of the jews were eroded bit by bit until nothing remained save the "legality" of pushing them into ghettos and then finally to the extermination camps.






21st of July to 27th of August 2006

"UTTER HARDNESS ..." Crimes of the "Wehrmacht" in Poland

An exhibition of the German Historical Institute, Warsaw.
"In Poland it is common that the 'Wehrmacht' already in 1939 during the early weeks of the war committed heavy crime against citizens and prisoners of war. The exhibition 'Utter hardness ...' which started in spring 2005 focuses on these first crimes of war under World War II. Since the 1st of September 2004, there is shown a Polish version of this exhibition." (Taken from the foreword of the exhibition's catalogue)




18th of June to 17th of July 2006

MICHAEL JASTRAM - Sculptures and Drawings

"Jastram's Gladiators, Warriors and Fishermen are classic statues, with which the aura which had left artistic production has risen again. These works of art talk to us from a great distance. To be precise: They convey their silence to us from a great distance. We have to get up and go, if we want to encounter them."
Dr. Werner Marx, Art Historian, Mannheim

"Most recently, objects made of wood and bronze have emerged, which combine houses, ladders and stairs with figurative elements. They result in impressive works which show clearly the dangers affecting the human race."
Prof. Dr. Manfred Fath, Staedtische Kunsthalle Mannheim

"The sketchy drawings rouse the imagination of the beholder, they capture the vision to think over the treatment of movement and transparency on the surface and within space.
Michael Jastram clears the view with his reduced artistic language in favour of concentration and transparency."
Dr. Gabriele Muschter, Art Historian, Berlin


Michael Jastram
Born at 29th of June 1953 in Berlin
1979 - 1984 College of Art Berlin, Section Sculpture
Since 1984 freelance Sculptor
Lives and works in Berlin.

www.jastramart.de



7th of April to 11th of June 2006

Das Ghetto von Mogilew (The Ghetto of Mogilew)

The exhibition shows photographies, which were taken by a german war correspondent soon after the conquest of Mogilew (Belarus) by german Army in July 1941. The photos are showing persons, who were systematically killed a few days later.

An exhibition of the citizens' initiative "Lehren des Holocaust", Mogilew, in cooperation with West-Ost-Gesellschaft Baden-Württemberg e.V.

Supported by the german Foundation "Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft"




7th of April to 11th of June 2006

Teofila Reich-Ranicki "Bilder aus dem Warschauer Ghetto" (Pictures of the Warsaw Ghetto)

The 16 drawings - in large part painted in 1942 - are showing the everyday terror in the Ghetto of Warsaw.