• SOLE Witness: Responding to the Holocaust with shoe sculptures

    27 days ago - By The Helpful Art Teacher

    These are the shoes of victims of the Holocaust. The individuals who wore them were gassed to death and cremated at Auschwitz concentration camp. 1.5 million children perished in the Holocaust, Jews, Jehovah Witnesses, Gypsies and the disabled were labeled as degenerate and exteminated. These children kept walking in these shoes, enduring unimaginable hardship, right up until the day they were murdered. If they had a chance to grow up, what might they have done with their lives? Each of my students was assigned the identity of a child who experienced the Holocaust and created a sculpture...
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