Exhibition on the Resistance Square
Francine Mayran : « Témoigner de ces vies ».
The bilingual open-air exhibition will be shown from December 2020 to June 2021 at the Place de la Résistance in Esch/Alzette. It features 30 large-format panels with works by the French artist Francine Mayran. These paintings deal with the memory of the Second World War, the Shoah and the Porajmos, the genocide of the Roma, but also with forced displacement and flight. The sculptural treatment of the paintings takes these subjects out of their context and turns them into universal works that resonate with our society and current events. The exhibition is in French and German.
“The memory of the Holocaust is embodied in her works, both in her paintings and her ceramics. It is through the matter and through the imprints that the artist questions the traces left by the barbarity that dehumanises all of humanity. She questions the position of the witness and the responsibility of men. Her creations are meant to be echoes of all memories, those of Jewish victims of the Holocaust, those of Gypsies, those of resistance fighters…”
This exhibition is viewable on our website as well:
Reconstruction in Luxembourg 1944 – 1960
Conference in Luxembourgish.
ID: 818 043 1879
As a result of the Battle of the Bulge, the north and east of Luxembourg were largely devastated. 250 villages were directly affected. The reconstruction of the destroyed villages (1944-1960) was an example of national and international solidarity. The conference “D’Rekonstruktioun zu Lëtzebuerg” will be dedicated to this largely unknown topic.
Ceremony for the victims of the Holocaust
As part of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust and Crimes against Humanity, the Musée national de la Résistance and the City of Esch-sur-Alzette are organizing a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Place de la Synagogue in Esch-sur-Alzette.
Due to the current health situation, the ceremony is not open to the public.
We invite you to follow this event live on our YouTube channel.