Art engages broader audiences and raises awareness of genocide in Rwanda, says Kwibuka20 international creative director Stacie Chaiken in the spring 2014 issue of PastForward.
pastforward, art, rwanda / Monday, August 11, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s academic year programming kicks off next Monday with a screening of the documentary As Seen Through These Eyes, which tells the stories of Holocaust survivors who made art during and after World War II.
screening, art, holocaust / Monday, October 13, 2014
Stunning works of art, film and writing have once again been given top prizes at Chapman University and The 1939 Society’s 16th Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest.
chapman, art, testimony, iwitness, jenna leventhal / Friday, March 13, 2015
You never know what you are going to discover in the Visual History Archive. Each one of the 53,000 testimonies in the Archive tells a different story of life before, during and after the individual’s experience with genocide.
Woman in Gold, art, Austria, law, Maria Altmann, op-eds / Thursday, April 2, 2015
”Art, the Interpreter of the Unspeakable”: Hungarian Student Art and Literature Project Concludes with Museum Event
Over 100 students and teachers who participated in USC Shoah Foundation’s testimony-based art and writing project in Hungary this year came together last week for a closing celebration that honored the students’ achievements and showcased their thoughtful responses to testimony.
hungary, art, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, May 28, 2015
Ukrainian students once again demonstrated their artistic skill and sensitivity to testimony for this year’s “Sources of Tolerance” summer camp in Ukraine.
Ukraine, anna lenchovska, art / Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The contest is open to all secondary students, asking them to watch clips of testimony from the Visual History Archive and create artistic comic strip-style pieces inspired by the stories they heard.
Czech Republic, art, ambassadors for humanity / Monday, December 19, 2016
The art is black and white and full color; impressionistic and starkly realistic; hopeful for the future and filled with sorrow for the past. And it was all inspired by testimony from the Visual History Archive.
hungary, art / Thursday, June 8, 2017
Hungarian Office of Educational Rights Displays Traveling Exhibition of Students’ Art Inspired By Testimony
Hungarian Officer for Educational Rights Dr Lajos Aáry-Tamás was so inspired by the artwork created by students for USC Shoah Foundation’s annual art project that he became the first to host a traveling exhibition of selected artworks in his own office at the Ministry of Human Capacities.
art, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Painter David Kassan has sat with survivors of the Holocaust for countless hours during the past five years, carefully listening to their stories of pain, grief, resilience and quiet victory.
David Kassan, art, exhibit, fisher / Tuesday, September 17, 2019