As part of UNESCO’s annual events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO and the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain present the exhibition Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors on the fences of UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The exhibition showcases over 50 contemporary photos of Holocaust survivors and their families, shining a light on the full lives they have lived and the collective responsibility to cherish their stories. The online exhibition launch will include remarks by:
- Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
- Simon Hill HonFRPS, President of the Royal Photographic Society
- Rt Hon Lord Pickles, United Kingdom Special Envoy for post-Holocaust issues, Chair, ACOBA, and Co-Chair, United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation
- H.E. Ms Laura Davies, Ambassador designate of the United Kingdom to UNESCO
- Menachem Rosensaft, General Counsel and Associate Executive Vice President of the World Jewish Congress
- Ivor Perl BEM, Holocaust survivor, interviewed by Justin Cohen, Jewish News
- Olivia Marks-Woldman OBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
The exhibition will be on display from 20 January – 4 February 2022 (UNESCO 7, place de Fontenoy Paris 75007). It is organized by UNESCO and the Royal Photographic Society in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, the Imperial War Museum, Jewish News, the Association of Jewish Refugees, with the support of Permanent Delegations of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Principality of Monaco to UNESCO, and the World Jewish Congress.
Photo by Frederic Aranda
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