His Story I

„His Story“ – first steps to an examination of “the dialogue” by Shimon Lev and Friedemann Derschmidt In the videowork „His Story I“ Friedemann Derschmidt and Shimon Lev are telling the stories of their family origins. But they are not telling theyr “own stories”. In a mirror like situation they are telling the story of the other one. While Lev is introducing himself in hebrew language as a descendant of an austrian extended tribal family, who was heavily engaged in… Continue reading

Video installation: “4 x Sally – a synoptic portrait of Sally Perel, the Hitler Youth Salomon”

  The Jewish Museum Vienna is showing the video installation 4 x Sally by Friedemann Derschmidt and Shimon Lev (Two Family Archives) for one evening only. The joint project features video interviews with the 91-year-old Sally Perel. “Hitler Youth” Sally Perel Sally Perel, originally Salomon Perel, was born in Peine, Germany, in 1925 as the son of an orthodox rabbi. When the Nazis came to power, the family escaped to Poland. When the Wehrmacht invaded Poland, his parents sent him… Continue reading

Kulturjournal, 2.12. – 7 Tage Ö1

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Filminstallation “4xSally” im Jüdischen Museum Salomon Perel hat eine unglaubliche Lebensgeschichte: Er ist Jude und er war Nazi, am Ende war er Opfer und Täter zugleich. Bekannt wurde Sally Perel als “Hitlerjunge Salomon”, dessen Autobiografie auch verfilmt wurde. Im Jüdischen Museum ist am kommenden Montag die Filminstallation… Continue reading

Profil; 2.12.2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Geliebter Todfeind Sally Perel führte in der NS-Zeit ein Doppelleben als Täter und Opfer. Die Vita des berühmten „Hitler­jungen Salomon” wird in Wien neu beleuchtet. VON WOLFGANG PATERNO Continue reading

Intertwining Heritage: Language, Research, and Representation Based on Cultural Traumas

Intertwining Heritage: Language, Research, and Representation Based on Cultural Traumas A workshop for European, Palestinian, and Israeli researchers and individuals in the creative arts that will deal with the question of language and representation in contexts of asymmetry, guilt, and trauma Direct conversation between the parties involved in a conflict in the present or the past is extremely complicated. This is a situation full of guilt and blame, victimhood and aggression. At the same time, it is a multidirectional situation… Continue reading

FM4; 10.11.2015 Beitrag zu SAG DU ES DEINEM KINDE

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Buch: Friedemann Derschmidt – “Sag Du es Deinem Kinde” Vor genau 77 Jahren haben die Novemberpogrome im damaligen “Deutschen Reich” die systematische Judenverfolgung eingeleitet. Hunderte Menschen wurden bei gezielten Anschlägen und Übergriffen ermordet, in den Suizid getrieben, jüdische Geschäfte und Wohnungen zerstört. Damit war der Schritt von… Continue reading

Die Presse; 3.9.2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ausstieg aus dem System Familie ,,Sag Du es Deinem Kinde!”: Friede­mann Derschmidt rekonstruiert die Spuren der Verstrickung seiner Familie in den Rassenwahn des Nationalsozialismus. Ein paradigmatischer Projektbericht. Von Katharina Riese Continue reading

Radio

Sorry, this entry is only available in Hebrew. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. <iframe width=”100%” height=”450″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”no” src=”https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/265490368&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false&amp;visual=true”></iframe> Continue reading