A documentary and artistic exhibition of the Förderverein Roma e. V. and the artist Bernd Rausch
The exhibition involves the persecution and annihilation of Roma and Sinti during National Socialism and its effects into the present. The focus lies on the liquidation of the so-called Zigeunerlager in Auschwitz-Birkenau on August 2nd 1944, the NS history of the city of Frankfurt and her leading role in persecuting Roma and Sinti. 500,000 Roma and Sinti were murdered by National Socialists.
The exhibition is divided into four areas:
1st - The documentary part
Photographs of the murdered and the survivors of the NS system of annihilation with their vitae, the mentioning of the NS culprits, their functions and careers after 1945, the claim for a central memorial and the history of the memorial plaque at the former health office of the city of Frankfurt/Main.