4 x Sally @ Van Leer Institute Jerusalem

A synoptic portrait of Sally Perel, the Hitler Youth Salomon   At what point can each of us identify with racism and murderous thoughts? Can you be a victim and an oppressor at the same time? Is it possible to get rid of the fascism that surrounds us? “Jupp became a stalwart Hitler Youth. Sally feared Jupp. He was a deadly enemy! But to survive Sally had to become his own enemy. Jupp the Nazi has never left me.” Sally… 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. 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 “4xSally” des Künstlers Friedemann Derschmidt einmalig zu erleben. Dazu ein Interview mit Friedemann Derschmidt. Gestaltung: Anna Soucek   Continue reading