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Last Folio. Spuren jüdischen Lebens in der Slowakei

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Translated title Last Folio. Textures of Jewish Life in Slovakia
Author & Curator

Katya Krausova.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 2015. Booklet, 26 pp., illustrations: 14 col., 21 × 14.8 cm. German.

Location

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz (24 April–27 June 2015)

Description

Photographs by Yuri Dojc of once-vibrant communities throughout Slovakia. His photographic journey captured the images of Holocaust survivors, synagogues, cemeteries and, as a chance discovery, an abandoned school in Bardejov, where time has stood still since the day in 1942 when its students were taken to concentration camps. Each object—whether book, tefillin, or individual—is presented as a survivor, at once celebrating and commemorating Jewish life in Slovakia. A documentary film by Katya Krausova follows Dojc through Slovakia. Introduction recalls the evolution of the exhibition. Biographies of the photographer and videographer. 100-year chronology of Jewish life in Slovakia, 1918–2010. No itemized listing.

main keywords

DOJC, YURIPHOTOGRAPHSSLOVAKIA

minor keywords

Cemeteries, SlovakiaSynagogues, Slovakia

Other venues

Gonville and Caius Library, Cambridge University, United Kingdom (November–December 2009); Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City, USA (25 March–9 August 2011); European Commission, Brussels, Belgium (April 2011); Pierre Berge Foundation, Brussels, Belgium (May 2011); Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., USA (September–October 2011); Kasárne/Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia (June–August 2013); Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma, Italy (October 2013–January 2014); Galéria Jozefa Kollára Banská Stiavnica, Slovakia (November 2013–January 2014); Zvolen, Slovakia (venue and dates unknown); Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria (11 February–16 March 2014); Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany (24 April–27 June 2015)

Catalog from other venue

#2052 (New York City)

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