International Conference: Migrating Images and Image Migration: How Popular Culture shapes the Visual History of the Holocaust

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2022 to Thu, 15/09/2022
Location: 
Jerusalem Cinematheque & Mishkenot Sha'ananim Cultural & Conference Center

Migrating Images and Image Migration: How Popular Culture shapes the Visual History of the Holocaust

Conference in Jerusalem, 12-14 September 2022

The conference will explore the impact of historical film footage and photographs from the liberation and Nazi atrocities have on popular culture representations of the Holocaust, In particular, it will focus on the ways, popular films, graphic novels, artworks, video games and digital media shaped the visual memory of the Holocaust. Artists, directors, creators and producers from the local and international creative industries will discuss together with scholars and researchers artistic forms of integrating, referencing and appropriating liberation and other Holocaust-related imagery and their impact on the memory of the Holocaust.

Organizers: Visual History of the Holocaust: Rethinking Curation in the Digital Age, Cardinal Franz König Chair in Austrian Studies, European Forum at the Hebrew University

The research project "Visual History of the Holocaust: Rethinking Curation in the Digital Age" has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 822670.