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Charlotte Salomon: A Life Before Auschwitz Lecture

1 June 2022 5:00 pm

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On Wednesday 1 June at 5pm UK time, Monica Bohm-Duchen, founding director of Insiders/Outsiders, is giving a talk for the US-based Fritz Ascher Society about the remarkable Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon, creator of Life? or Theatre?, an ambitious fictive autobiography which deploys both images and text, and a wide range of musical, literary and cinematic references. Salomon found illusory refuge in the South of France but perished in Auschwitz in 1943.

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Image: Charlotte Salomon, Leben? oder Theater? [Life? or Theater?] (detail), ca. 1940-2. Collection Jewish Museum, Amsterdam. © Charlotte Salomon Foundation


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