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My Grandma and Me

It was strange hearing my grandma’s voice again after two decades.  I had been asked to do a presentation, with my 14 year old daughter, about my grandma’s story for Yom Hashoah, the Jewish day … Keep reading

Memorial Gestures – Laura Fisher

Hello, I’m Laura Fisher! I am honored to have been chosen to create artistic responses to the archive at Holocaust Centre North through the Memorial Gestures artist’s residency, and I’m excited to introduce myself to … Keep reading

Memorial Gestures – April Lin 林森

The space between fact and fiction My entry point into this residency was exploring the role and possibility of speculation in approaching the archive. How can speculation be used to fill in the gaps in … Keep reading

A young girl died in 1942

Ursula Michel left her home in Germany in August 1939, on one of the last Kindertransports. Her parents and her younger sister, Lilli, were unable to leave and, in April 1942, were deported and subsequently … Keep reading

Their Memory Lives On: The Levy Brothers

Two years ago, I stumbled upon the trail of two relatives, known to my mother as Onkel Gustav and Onkel Alfred but whose histories were otherwise a blank to me. Born in 1871 and 1881 … Keep reading

Postcards From The Ghetto

As we approach the anniversary of the liberation of the Theresienstadt (or Terezin) ghetto on the 8th and 9th of May, we wanted to share the story of one of our most unique items in … Keep reading