Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Kunstbibliothek of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the Freundeskreis Yad Vashem e.V., presents the highly acclaimed exhibition Flashes of Memory. Photography during the Holocaust at Berlin’s Museum für Fotografie (Museum of Photography).
Featured for the first time in Germany, the exhibition presents a critical account of visual documentation – photographs and films – created during the Holocaust by German citizens and Nazi propaganda photographers, by Jewish photographers in the ghettos, and by members of the Allied forces during liberation.
The exhibition focuses a spotlight on the circumstances under which each photograph was captured. It shows how the worldview of the documenting photographer – both official and private – influenced the image captured, while emphasizing their different and …
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Image above Aryeh Ben-Menachem, Mendel Grossman fotografiert heimlich die Deportation von Jüdinnen und Juden aus dem Ghetto ?ód?, o.J., © Yad Vashem Archives