Event Details

Memorabilia on display for the first time as part of

Memorabilia on display for the first time as part of "Torn from Home" exhibition: (L-R) Tape lace centrepiece, Lock for trunk and Frivoleté / Tatting lace centrepiece. (Photo: Eva Gonzalez)

 

Exhibition and associated activities:Torn from Home: Remembering the Holocaust
Description: Holocaust Memorial Day Trust offers the theme of Torn From Home to encourage audiences to reflect on how enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution. This new exhibition will feature an array of objects including original textile artworks, memorabilia, photos and items from the Conflict Textiles collection.

Web links:
Linen Hall Library
Holocaust Memorial Day 2019: Torn from home
Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 - Nazi Persecution: 1933-1945
Northern Visions NVTV: 10 minute Interview with Roberta Bacic (starts 16.35 minutes into the programme)

A guided tour of the exhibition and discussion with Curator Roberta Bacic will take place on Monday 28th January at 11am.
A final guided tour at 10.30am on Thursday, 28th February marks the close of the exhibition.
Commissioned by: Linen Hall Library, Belfast
Date(s): 10th January 2019 - 28th February 2019
Venue: Linen Hall Library, Belfast, Northern Ireland
17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT1 5GB
Curator: Roberta Bacic, assisted by Breege Doherty
Facilitator: Deborah Douglas, Programme Manager Linen Hall Library
Outcome: The Linen Hall Library has just completed another successful collaboration with Conflict Textiles with a moving and poignant exhibition for Holocaust Memorial day 2019. Torn From Home encouraged audiences to reflect on how enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution. This new exhibition, curated by Roberta Bacic featured an array of objects including original textile artworks, memorabilia, photos and items from the Conflict Textiles collection as well as a selection of items from the collections of the Linen Hall Library. The popular exhibition which ran for 2 months at the Library received a large array of press coverage and was wrapped up with a guided tour for community groups from West Belfast who stated that they found their experience to be “absolutely fantastic”.




Documents: • list of textiles: Torn from Home, Jan 2019 - view
• list of memorabilia: Torn from Home, Jan 2019 - view
• Anne Frank: Timeline of events - view
• Anne Frank illustrations by Francisca Yañez - view
• Torn from Home: Exhibition notice - Jan 2019 - view
• Linen Hall Library: Events - Jan - Mar 2019 - view
• Press release: Torn from Home - view
• Torn from Home: Exhibition title (in fabric) - view
• Linen Hall Library newsletter coverage - view
• Photo gallery: Guided tours (2), 28 Jan 2019 - view
• Media coverage summary: Torn from Home - view