Thursday, October 15, 2009

Artifacts of Loss -- and Survival

My Craft and production class is discussing Jane Dusselier's amazing and heart-breaking book, Artifacts of Loss. Dusselier uses material culture -- arts, crafts, gardens and other creations -- to describe and analyze the lives of Japanese-Americans in WWII concentration camps. One of the questions I've been mulling over is whether any handmade objects survived from the Nazi concentration camps. So far, I have found only this:

Eva Klein David — Clandestine Crafts That Saved Lives

Still looking for more, will post if I find any.

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