Current Exhibitions

Remembering as artistic motif / motive
22. January – 29. March 2020

Opening: Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 6 p.m.
(free admission, until 7.30 pm)

  • Welcome: Dr. Anja Siegemund, director The New Synagogue Berlin – Centrum Judaicum
  • Greetings: Gerry Woop, State Secretary for Europe, Berlin
  • Opening speech: Dr. Eckhart J. Gillen, art historian and curator, Berlin
  • Text performance: Arnold Dreyblatt, artist, Berlin


“I knew it was my job to do something to ensure that this vanished world would not fall completely into oblivion,” wrote Roman Vishniac in the foreword to his photo book A Vanished World (New York 1983). How much unconscious, unknown do we carry – personally or collectively – on our inner shoulders through time? How many of these voids could, once torn from oblivion, evolve into learning opportunities of communication? How is the past present in the present and how does it influence us?