Under what circumstances and from what perspectives were photographs of the Shoah taken? How are the anti-Semitic Nazi crimes visually documented? In the guided tour you will learn about the possibilities and limitations of photography as a technique, medium and historical source. The following topics will be covered: Photography in National Socialism, photographs from the ghettos, and photographs of the liberation of the concentration camps. An emphasis is placed on Jewish perspectives. The tour will be led by two mediators whose work focuses on historical-political and cultural education.
Participation fee incl. admission: 15 €, participation fee with valid admission ticket (annual pass, sponsoring association, ICOM etc.): 10 euros
A special exhibition by Yad Vashem in cooperation with the Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the Freundeskreis Yad Vashem e.V. The extensive program of education and outreach is sponsored by: Federal Agency for Civic Education, Sal. Oppenheim Foundation and Volkswagen Group.