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Children Became Letters

Exhibition - New Synagogue Berlin, Centrum Judaicum

The exhibition and video installation portrays the story of Jewish children who were rescued from pre-war Nazi Germany but were never to see their parents again. It is based around the actual fates of 12 children and their families.
Split dramatically into three main sections – persecution, individual fates and reflections – the architectural language responds to the narrative and creates an appropriate environment for the tragic stories told. In the third and final section of the exhibition, original letters are displayed in a room together with a film installation entitled “Inner Landscapes” – a combination of animated sequences and interview footage with the survivors.

Project information
Client: Centrum Judaicum, Berlin
Opening: September 2004, Duration 4 Monate
Servies Rendered: Exhibition architecture, media design, media production, interactive design, lighting design
Area: 405 m2
Project Period: May 2004 to September 2004
Concept & Supervision: Tom Duncan, Noel McCauley 
Design Development & Site Supervision: Rusmir Ramic
Exhibition Text Editor: Lojang Soenario 
Lighting and Media Design: Tom Duncan, Noel McCauley