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Je vous offre les oiseaux – Us ofereixo els ocells (I offer you the birds)

Je vous offre les oiseaux – Us ofereixo els ocells (I offer you the birds) is an installation inspired by a perception expressed by many survivors of Nazi concentration camps: that they had not seen any birds overflying the camps. The installation is a symbolic offering, but it also seeks to remind us that any act of memory is also a failed attempt to recover an event as it was experienced by its protagonists, whether victims or perpetrators. Therefore, all the elements that form the installation, starting with the title in two languages, are aimed at expressing the inherent difficulties implicit in any memorial act.

Exhibition

"I was there," Digital Juried Exhibition

We sought individual or collaborative works that explore the tensions between memorialization and tourism. To do so, we asked artists to find their inspiration from any memorial site around the world in order to portray the tension between the memory of a violent past that the memorial site tries to commemorate, and its touristic destiny.

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