Looming in the Shadows of Łódź

This series weaves together film clips, photographs, and oral history narratives to reveal how memories and stories of the Shoah affect multiple generations of one family.

On the 75th anniversary of our relatives' deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau from the Łódź ghetto-the last one to be liquidated by the Nazis in 1944, we traveled to Poland and retraced their footsteps.

Portfolio Series

On a roots trip to Poland, the son of Holocaust survivors telephones his aunt-the only relative still alive to pinpoint locations and share memories. Later on, the two pour over the pictures from the journey while the nonagenarian fulfills the Jewish commandment, L'haggid. "And you should tell your children."

Click each image to enlarge. Additional work from this on-going project will be posted in the coming months.


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Graffiti, Łódź

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Fallen Tombstones at The New Jewish Cemetery, Łódź

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Mausoleum, The New Jewish Cemetery, Lódz

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Exterior, Cattle Car, Radegast Train Station, Łódź

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Interior, Cattle Car, Radegast Train Station, Łódź

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Road Between the Barracks, Auschwitz II - Birkenau

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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The Forest Where Survivors Were Forced to Wait Before Being Brought to the Crematorium, Auschwitz II - Birkenau

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Ruins of Crematorium 2, Auschwitz II -Birkenau

2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”

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Return to Lódz After Liberation (1945), #1

(Portrait of Tola, Tel Aviv, 2016)
2019-20, Photograph, Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper, 24” x 28”