art and memory


all year round

"Oktoberfest Bomb Attack Documentation": Life-size human silhouettes which commemorate the victims of the attack on 26 September 1980. In the foreground the words "Survivors" can be read on a group of figures.

The "Oktoberfest Bomb Attack Documentation" at Theresienwiese © Foto: Department of Culture LH Munich

Different formats of remembrance culture in public space in cooperation with Public History München


Never Again …is now!

Jan Kuck

20 — 26 Nov 23

New City Hall Munich, Marienplatz

Artwork on the past and present of the Sinti and Roma

Ladislava Gažiová



Black and white image of the visualization of the meeting place in the form of a converted caravan with library

A place for a word. A Word for a Place (A Time Sign)

Michele Bernardi

since 15 Aug 22

Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie

past statements


15 Aug 22 — 25 Mar 24

Urban space Munich

View from the side at the bottom of the Siegestor, the sun flashes out from behind the Bavaria at the top of the Siegestor. The oversized pigeon spikes can be seen against the blue sky.

Oktoberfest Bomb Attack Documentation

Büro Müller-Rieger

since 26 Sep 20

Main entrance Theresienwiese

Night view of the large group of illuminated silhouettes

Für Euch

Elke Härtel

since 16 Jul 17

Olympia shopping center

A ginkgo tree surrounded by an oversized ring with portraits of the nine people who were assassinated.

Monument to the gays and lesbians persecuted under the Nazi regime

Ulla von Brandenburg

since 27 Jun 17

Corner Oberanger / Dultstraße

Aerial perspective from above looking down on a house facade and the wide sidewalk at a street crossing. A 70 square meter floor mosaic made of colored stones in the form of a large angle is embedded in the pavement of the sidewalk.

Memory Loops

Michaela Melián

since 23 Sep 10

urban space Munich

The homepage of the virtual monument Memory Loops appears at 300 audio tracks (marked as blue circles on a sketched city map of Munich) on locations of Nazi terror in Munich can be clicked and heard there.

8. November 1939

Silke Wagner

since 27 Oct 09

Georg-Elser-Platz / Corner Türkenstraße

At dusk, an installation of bright red neon tubes appears on a house wall in the shape of a bomb detonation. The diameter of the installation is about 5 meters.