European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Die Motte Foundation

Edition 2011: Neuengamme

About Neuengamme

The brick factory of the concentration camp memorial Neuengamme – a former concentration camp near Hamburg – had been chosen as the venue for this workshop. In this place the prisoners, suffering from the torments of cold, hunger and the constant fear of death, produced red brick stones, from which, by command of Adolf Hitler, the “New Hamburg” was supposed to be build. The concentration camp memorial Neuengamme is reminiscent of the more than 100,000 people, who were prisoners at the biggest concentration camp in northwest Germany during the Second World War.