Thursday, 21 January 2021
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    'Lock for trunk: Italy to Argentina post World War II', used by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic. (Photo: Lydia Cole)

    'Lock for trunk: Italy to Argentina post World War II', used by Eva Herzfeld & Vinko Bacic. (Photo: Lydia Cole)

     

    Exhibition and associated activities:Light during the darkness: Remembering the Holocaust
    Description: Holocaust Memorial Day Trust offers the theme of “Be the light in the darkness” to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. This encourages audiences to reflect on the darkness of the Holocaust and the ways individuals and communities resisted and continue to challenge the darkness of genocide and shine a light on situations where people are persecuted.

    This exhibition “Light during the darkness: Remembering the Holocaust” will feature an array of objects including textile artworks, memorabilia, photos and items from the Conflict Textiles collection and other contributors.

    Web links:
    Linen Hall Library
    Holocaust Memorial Day: 27th January 2021
    Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 theme: Be the light in the darkness

    An online event, marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2021,takes place on 27th January, 2-3.30pm (GMT). Booking details
    This event will feature inputs from a transnational panel of contributors on Holocaust-related family memorabilia; an heirloom / memorabilia which has shone a light into the darkness. It will also incorporate an online guided tour of the exhibition.

    Roberta Bacic, Conflict Textiles Curator, reflecting on the event, notes that: “In times of darkness, some bright light always squeezes through. So do memories. As we mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021, we value our contributors from three different continents who will bring to life people and memorabilia that bear witness to those who suffered in different ways and/or resisted the Nazi regime.”
    Commissioned by: Linen Hall Library, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Date(s): 18th January 2021 - 1st February 2021
    Venue: Linen Hall Library, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT1 5GB
    Curator: Roberta Bacic, assisted by Breege Doherty
    Facilitator: Jason Burke, Arts and Cultural Programmer
    Outcome:




    Documents: • Textile and memorabilia list: Jan 2021 - view
    • Book cover 'Anne Frank', M. Agosín (English) - view
    • Book cover 'Ana Frank', M. Agosín (español) - view
    • Anne Frank: Timeline of events - view
    • Anne Frank illustrations by Francisca Yañez - view
    • Persecuted groups: 1933-1945 - view
    • Invite: Holocaust Memorial Day event, 27 Jan - view
    • Press release : Holocaust Memorial Day event - view
    • Publicity "Irish News", 19th January, 2021 - view