75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – commemorate performance

The Open Republic Association will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising with a public multimedia event created by artist Gabi von Seltmann.

This ceremony is a virtual reconstruction of the Great Synagogue, demolished by the Germans after the Ghetto Uprising, using historical images, sounds and emotions. Archival recordings of the cantor of the Great Synagogue, Gerszon Sirota, who died in the Warsaw ghetto, and fragments of the poem Bashert, read by its author, Irena Klepfisz, daughter of Michał, a soldier of the Jewish Combat Organisation, will be played during the ceremony.

The performance will be repeated until 10:30 p. m., in 10 – minute sequences.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS UNIQUE EVENT

The event will be broadcast live on www.otwarta.org

Artists:

Director – Gabi von Seltmann

Sound collage – Marcin Lenarczyk
Visual design and animation – Elwira Wojtunik, Popesz Csaba Láng / Elektro Moon Vision
Poem Bashert – Irena Klepfisz
Archival pictures – The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, The Warsaw Rising Museum

Organisation:
Otwarta Rzeczpospolita

Partners:
Stowarzyszenie Żydowski Instytut Historyczny w Polsce
Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich POLIN

Donors:
Andrzej, Małgorzata Rojek
Irene Kronhill Pletka and The Kronhill Pletka Foundation
The Róża Luksemburg Foundation

Patronate:
Żydowski Instytut Historyczny