Cultural Program | Film screening | Exhibition Side Gallery
Jul 05, 2023 19:30 - 22:30(Europe/London)
20230705T1930 20230705T2230 Europe/London A Wounded Landscape: bearing witness to the Holocaust - Gallery Opening & Cinema Screening

Exhibition Opening : 7.30 - 10.30pm

PLUS Cinema Screening and discussion : 8.00pm - 10.30pm (with intermission )

What Happened Here (Amber Films) dur 60 mins + Easington: People, Places, Heritage (Amber Education) dur 25 mins

Join Ellin Hare (Amber Films) as she unveils their latest documentary, a poignant tribute spanning four decades, shedding light on the enduring impact of the 84/85 Miners Strike on the village of Easington in East Durham, followed by an engaging post-screening discussion with Amber's Bryan Dixon.

* This screening will compliment the following events :

Generations and Memory (9.00am Thu 6th July)The ethics of Community-led practices of remeberence : A round table of methodologies of participatory memory work (9.00am Thu 6th July)

About the Exhibition:

A Wounded Landscape: Bearing Witness to the Holocaust by Marc Wilson, combines contemporary imagery, maps, and personal testimonies. It serves as a reminder of the atrocities committed by the Nazis and their collaborators across a vast and varied landscape, where persecution often began in the places the victims called home. 

Between 1939 and 1945, almost six million Jews and others were systematically murdered across Europe. The physical scars of the Nazi's campaign of persecution and destruction still mar the European landscape. While some places, such as Dachau, Belsen, and Auschwitz are widely known; most others have been reabsorbed into our everyday world over time. Located in cities, towns, villages, fields, and forests, they were places where life or death decisions were made, yet they are also sites of hope, survival, and memory. 

For six years, Marc Wilson documented 130 locations in 20 countries and gathe ...

Side Gallery MSA Conference Newcastle 2023 conference@memorystudiesassociation.org
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Exhibition Opening : 7.30 - 10.30pm

PLUS Cinema Screening and discussion : 8.00pm - 10.30pm (with intermission )

What Happened Here (Amber Films) dur 60 mins + Easington: People, Places, Heritage (Amber Education) dur 25 mins

Join Ellin Hare (Amber Films) as she unveils their latest documentary, a poignant tribute spanning four decades, shedding light on the enduring impact of the 84/85 Miners Strike on the village of Easington in East Durham, followed by an engaging post-screening discussion with Amber's Bryan Dixon.

* This screening will compliment the following events :


About the Exhibition:

A Wounded Landscape: Bearing Witness to the Holocaust by Marc Wilson, combines contemporary imagery, maps, and personal testimonies. It serves as a reminder of the atrocities committed by the Nazis and their collaborators across a vast and varied landscape, where persecution often began in the places the victims called home. 

Between 1939 and 1945, almost six million Jews and others were systematically murdered across Europe. The physical scars of the Nazi's campaign of persecution and destruction still mar the European landscape. While some places, such as Dachau, Belsen, and Auschwitz are widely known; most others have been reabsorbed into our everyday world over time. Located in cities, towns, villages, fields, and forests, they were places where life or death decisions were made, yet they are also sites of hope, survival, and memory. 

For six years, Marc Wilson documented 130 locations in 20 countries and gathered the stories of 22 survivors and their descendants. The exhibition is a poignant reminder of the human toll of the Holocaust and underscores the importance of bearing witness to its history. 

For more information about Marc Wilson and his work visit: www.marcwilson.co.uk


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Also by Amber Film and Photography Collective, Shipbuilding on the Tyne will be at Newcastle Contemporary Art as part of the MSA Communities & Change Exhibition, 3-7 July. 

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