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© Frederic Aranda. Freddie Knoller BEM
CREDIT: Frederic Aranda

Generations

'Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors'. RPS Gallery, 27 Jan - 27 Mar 22

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors, is a new photography exhibition opening at RPS Gallery on 27 January, marking Holocaust Memorial Day, and brings together over 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors and their families. The exhibition has been created in partnership with the Imperial War Museum, Jewish News, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, and supported by Dangoor Education

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CREDIT: Frederic Aranda

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

27 January - 27 March 2022
RPS Gallery, Bristol

A new exhibition at RPS Gallery brings together over 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors and their families, shining a light on the full lives they have lived and our collective responsibility to cherish their stories.

In partnership with the Imperial War Museum, Jewish News, and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors showcases new works from 13 contemporary photographers, all members and Fellows of RPS, alongside photography by RPS patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. 

Many of the photographs in Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors were captured in Spring 2021, presenting a brand-new body of work from contemporary photographers including Frederic Aranda FRPS, Sian Bonnell HonFRPS, Jillian Edelstein HonFRPS, Arthur Edwards FRPS, Anna Fox HonFRPS, Joy Gregory HonFRPS, Jane Hilton HonFRPS, Tom Hunter HonFRPS, Karen Knorr HonFRPS, Carolyn Mendelsohn, Simon Roberts HonFRPS and Michelle Sank.

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CREDIT: Evan Dawson
Book tickets and plan your exhibition visit
Tickets available to book online, advanced booking is required.

RPS Gallery is situated in the photography hub of Bristol alongside the Martin Parr Foundation. 

Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm, free admission

To ensure that everyone shares a safe and enjoyable experience while visiting RPS Gallery, we kindly encourage you to continue to observe our safety measures. Before visiting, please book a day ticket in advance and read our Visitor Guide.

RPS Bristol has been accredited with Visit England's We're Good to Go 

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© Tom Hunter. Sigi Ciffer
CREDIT: © Tom Hunter. Sigi Ciffer
Resources: Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
Learn more about the Holocaust

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors was created in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. The exhibition opens at the RPS on 27 January 2022, marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2022.

Learn more about Holocaust Memorial Day and explore the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust online.

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Learning From Genocide
Resources: HMD Learning from Genocide Podcast
Survivors recount their experiences

Learning From Genocide, a podcast series brought to you by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. Across 7 episodes, hear testimonies from survivors directly affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution, and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur. 

Hear why we must continue to educate, and ensure that future generations never have to live through the horror of genocide.

Listen here
Marc Wilson
CREDIT: © Marc Wilson

Event: Bearing witness to the Holocaust

Marc Wilson: Bearing witness to the Holocaust
Wednesday 16 February 2022

Marc spent six years journeying across twenty countries to document the physical traces of the Holocaust. Join him as he talks informally about the project, how he approached it and shows some of the powerful images that he made.

Attend at RPS Bristol | Attend online

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CREDIT: © Ignacio Marin / UNESCO Siege

Event: UNESCO outdoor exhibition

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Thursday 20 January - Friday 4 February 2022

A special outdoor edition of the RPS exhibition. This free outdoor exhibition is produced and hosted by UNESCO at its Paris headquarters, as part of its commemorations around Holocaust Memorial Day.

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