MemoryLanes

The project will open up new ways of remembrance of Jewish life in Germany, Poland and Serbia. Jewish biographies from the Centropa archive will be researched by young people and processed with artistic approaches in remembrance projects which include places of Jewish life and activity in the cities of Bielsko-Biała, Kielce, Belgrade, Berlin, and Mannheim. In this way, individually significant places whose Jewish history is not yet well-known are anchored and made visible in a European culture of remembrance.

Target group, project countries and partners

The target group is young people from Germany, Poland, and Serbia. In close cooperation with the project partners Galicia Jewish Museum (Kraków), Center for Education Policy (Belgrade) and educators from Germany, they create remembrance activities with the help of artists. The transnational exchange between young people, which will also present the European scope of 20th century Jewish history, is central.

Project formats

Activities such as performances, digital storytelling, graphic novels and city tours are developed by young people with the help of artists. Project ideas are developed in conferences and hybrid workshops, and the project's Instagram channel and digital exchange platform facilitate an ongoing exchange. Over the course of the project, a touring exhibition on Jewish biographies will be developed by participants at the three project sites. The remembrance activities developed by young people will also be added to an AR app, anchoring the previously invisible places of Jewish life as new places of remembrance.

Data Sheet

Cooperation partners:
Galicia Jewish Museum (Krakow, Poland)
Center for Education Policy (Belgrade, Serbia)
Berlin History App (Berlin, Germany)
Funding countries: Germany, Poland, Serbia
Duration: 01.08.2022 until 30.08.2024 

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