art and memory


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Die Dokumentation Oktoberfest-Attentat: Lebensgroße Silhouetten von Menschen, die Opfer des Attentats am 26. Septmber 1980 wurden. Im Vodergrund sind die Worte „Überlebende – Survivors“ auf einer Gruppe zu lesen.

Die Dokumentation Oktoberfest-Attentat auf der Theresienwiese. © Foto: City of Munich, Department of Arts and Culture

Different formats of remembrance culture in public space in cooperation with the Institute for Urban History and Remembrance Culture


past statements


15 Aug — 30 Nov 22

Urban space Munich

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.


Michele Bernardi: „Ein Ort für ein Wort. Ein Wort für einen Ort (Ein Zeitzeichen)“

Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie

Orange lettering "gestern" ("yesterday") in front of a window on which there is a fresco of a nazi swastika.

Michaela Melián: “Maria Luiko, Trauernde, 1938”

Alter Botanischer Garten

Steinbrener / Dempf & Huber: „Victory Spikes“


#MakeUsVisible x denkFEmale

urban space Munich

past statements – present futures

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