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Spuren | Traces ~ Valérie & Michel Claverie

Spuren | Traces ~ Valérie & Michel Claverie
Book presentation.

En – Traces … The death march of the inmates of Sachsenhausen concentration camp. French and German bilingual edition.
In the spring of 1945, when the Red Army approached Berlin, Himmler ordered to “evacuate” around 30,000 prisoners from the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The first death march leaves the camp on the night of April 20-21, 1945. Without water and food, weakened by captivity, thousands of prisoners die in the woods and on the streets of Brandenburg and Mecklenburg, the weakest are shot by the SS . About a third of all victims of the concentration camps died in the months before the liberation.
In 2015, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation, Valérie and Michel Claverie decided to follow the prisoner’s number 66213 path from Sachsenhausen to Crivitz, where he once found freedom again. From this memorial march a diary of a journey was created, which illustrates the testimonies of the last survivors with photographs and drawings. (Translation presented by Michel van der Burg , based on the german text).

FR – Traces … La marche de la mort des déportés du camp de concentration de Sachsenhausen. Edition bilingue français-allemand.
Au printemps 1945, alors que l’Armée rouge progresse vers Berlin, Himmler ordonne de chasser sur les routes près de 30 000 déportés du camp de concentration de Sachsenhausen. L’évacuation démarre dans la nuit du 20 au 21 avril 1945. Sans eau ni soin, déjà affaiblis par leur détention, des milliers de prisonniers meurent dans les rues et dans les forêts du Brandebourg et du Mecklembourg, les plus faibles sont abattus par la SS. Environ un tiers des victimes sont décédées au cours des derniers mois d’existence des camps.
En 2015, à l’occasion du 70ème anniversaire de la libération, Valérie et Michel Claverie ont choisi de marcher dans les pas du matricule 66213, de Sachsenhausen à Crivitz où il retrouva la liberté. De cette initiative mémorielle est né le livre « Traces », un carnet de voyage réunissant autour des témoignages des derniers survivants, les photographies et les dessins rapportés.

DE – Spuren … Der Todesmarsch der Häftlinge des KZ Sachsenhausen. Zweisprachige französisch-deutsche Ausgabe.
Im Frühjahr 1945, als sich die Rote Armee Berlin nähert, befiehlt Himmler, etwa 30 000 Häftlinge des KZ Sachsenhausen zu „evakuieren“. Der erste Todesmarsch verlässt das Lager in der Nacht vom 20. auf den 21. April 1945. Ohne Wasser und Verpflegung, entkräftet durch die Gefangenschaft, sterben Tausende Häftlinge in den Wäldern und auf den Straßen Brandenburgs und Mecklenburgs, die Schwächsten werden von der SS erschossen. Ungefähr ein Drittel aller Opfer der Konzentrationslager kam in den letzten Monaten vor der Befreiung um.
2015, anlässlich des 70. Jahrestages der Befreiung, beschlossen Valérie und Michel Claverie, den damaligen Weg des Häftlings mit der Nummer 66213 nachzugehen, von Sachsenhausen bis Crivitz, wo er einst die Freiheit wiederfand. Aus diesem Gedenkmarsch entstand das Tagebuch einer Reise, das Zeugnisse der letzten Überlebenden mit Fotografien und Zeichnungen illustriert.

Paperback : Spuren | Traces ~ Valérie & Michel Claverie (Editors & Illustrations) | ISBN 9783863314484 | Metropol Verlag (Mar 2020). Film : 20200520 Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com | miracles.media

Links :

La Mémoire en Marche 2020 | @lamemoireenmarche | www.lamemoireenmarche.com

Metropol | https://metropol-verlag.de/produkt/valerie-michel-claverie-spuren-traces/

Virtual tour JR: Chronicles in Brooklyn Museum

Virtual tour JR: Chronicles in Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum video wall JR: Chronicles. Reportage October 2019 as part of our Beguinage Project Series by Kristen Cattell & Michel van der Burg | miracles.media

Join the Brooklyn Museum virtual tour of JR: Chronicles …
the first major exhibition in North America of works by the French-born artist JR. Working at the intersections of photography, social engagement, and street art, JR often collaborates with communities by making portraits and wheat pasting them in nearby public spaces. See how JR has expanded the meaning of public art through his ambitious projects that give visibility and agency to a broad spectrum of people around the world.
Created by Sharon Matt Atkins, Director of Exhibitions and Strategic Initiatives, and Drew Sawyer, Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator, Photography, Brooklyn Museum. Tune in next Sunday for another tour of the Brooklyn Museum galleries!

Visit Virtual Tour Here  :

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Virtual Video Wall Tour

A virtual video wall tour focusing on our project presentation there was published by Kristen Cattell and me , as : “JR: New York Show – Afghan Refugees Inside Out Belgium”
… a Brooklyn Museum reportage made October 2019 by Kristen Cattell as part of our Beguinage Project Series. Film : JR: New York Show – Afghan Refugees Inside Out Belgium (20200206) by Kristen Cattell & Michel van der Burg | miracles.media . Link https://wp.me/p14gqN-nqs

Video ~ JR: New York Show – Afghan Refugees Inside Out Belgium

David Claerbout’s Travel 1996-2013 @ Home Screening

David Claerbout’s Travel 1996-2013 @ Home Screening .
Short impression of at-home screening of David Claerbout’s hypnotic film Travel, 1996-2013. Featured as a first installment of Sean Kelly Gallery’s Film Friday’s , the video was live 24 hours only last Friday, April 3, 12 am – 11:59 pm EST. A still pic was shared in response to the gallery’s little competition for a signed copy of David Claerbout’s catalogue. Well , as a videomaker I can’t help here also sharing this 2 sec video clip used for that still I submitted 😉

Summary , Links and Tags.
@michelvanderburg together home in Holland screening Friday morning April 3th, 2020 11AM @studiodavidclaerbout online premiere of David Claerbout’s ‘Travel 1996 – 2013’ thanks to @seankellyny Film Friday’s #davidclaerboutTravel #forest #dreaming More here https://www.skny.com/artists/david-claerbout .

Friday April 3th, 2020 Sean Kelly Gallery | Film Friday’s
Film : 20200406 Michel van der Burg | 1-memo.com

Wonderlust

Wonderlust
NL – Wonderlust – Discussie over de kunst, rol en begeerte van en voor verwondering in een mooi leven.

EN – Wonderlust for the world and life. Discussion (in dutch).

Paperback : Wonderlust – Pat Donnez, Jean Paul van Bendegem & Caroline Pauwels | ISBN 9789057189005 e-book 9789057189142 | VUBPRESS. Film : 20200320 Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com | 1-memo.com

Wonder Ode ~ Caroline Pauwels

Wonder Ode ~ Caroline Pauwels

NL – Waarom is de zee blauw ?
‘Ode aan de verwondering’ is een pleidooi van Caroline Pauwels om opnieuw met die ‘kinderlijk’ onbevangen blik naar de wereld te kijken , met verwondering – niet alleen in wetenschap en kunst , maar ook in de grote en kleine momenten van elke dag.

EN – Why is the sea blue?
Ode to Wonder (dutch language essay ‘Ode aan de verwondering’) is a plea by Belgian author Caroline Pauwels to look at the world again with that childlike open-mindedness – to wonder, not just in science and art, but also in all these big and small moments of everyday life.

Paperback : Ode aan de verwondering – Caroline Pauwels | Illustr. Gerda Dendooven | ISBN 9789401463874 | Academia Press. Film : 20200319 Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com | 1-memo.com