In the centenary year of her birth, Jeremy Coopman will pay tribute to his mother, the remarkable Polish-born film maker and artist Mira Hamermesh, who spent most of her working life in England.
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Hosted at Warburg Haus, Hamburg this two-day event will present illustrated talks, narrative photography and film screenings. The conference takes place in-person but can also be accessed via Zoom.
Valeria Carullo, Curator, The Robert Elwall Photographs Collection at RIBA British Architectural Library, will talk about her ongoing researches into the important role played by Bobby Carter and Godfrey Samuel of the RIBA Refugee Committee in rescuing their fellow architects from the clutches of the Nazi regime during the late 1930s. Following the rise of Nazi Germany and the related…