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The Evidence Room revisits Auschwitz for Venice Biennale exhibit

Postby phdnm » 4 years 1 month ago (Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:47 am)

Ninety-nine per cent of what we know [about Auschwitz] we do not actually have the physical evidence to prove

Robert Jan van Pelt

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/200 ... hwitz.html


Interior Perspective of Gas Chamber Door in The Evidence Room


Gas chamber doors ... we know :wink:

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The Evidence Room revisits Auschwitz for Venice Biennale exhibit

Based on report by Ontario professor and Holocaust expert Robert Jan van Pelt


Feb 22, 2016

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014 – Waterloo Architecture Students Alexandru Vilcu, Siobhan Allman, Anna Longrigg, and Piper Bernbaum Review the Auschwitz Crematorium Evidence Plans with Waterloo Architecture Professor and The Evidence Room Co-Principal Robert Jan van Pelt (Fred Hunsberger)


A powerful, Canadian-made architectural exhibit, featuring a gas column and airtight door replicated from a forensic analysis of the Auschwitz concentration camp, is heading to the Venice Biennale this spring.

The 15th International Architecture Exhibition, which gets underway in Venice in late May, will include a group exhibition entitled Reporting from the Front.

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010 – Interior Perspective of Gas Chamber Door in The Evidence Room (Siobhan Allman, Anna Longrigg, Donald McKay, Michael Nugent, Nicole Ratajczak, Alexandru Vilcu)


Ontario professor and Holocaust expert Robert Jan van Pelt and his team have been invited by the Biennale's artistic director of architecture — acclaimed designer and recent Pritzker Prize-winner Alejandro Aravena — to create an installation as part of the larger overall exhibit.

The work, called The Evidence Room, is based on University of Waterloo professor and scholar Jan van Pelt's crucial testimony about Auschwitz in the infamous Irving trial.

In 2000, notorious British Holocaust denier and revisionist historian David Irving sued American Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt and her British publisher for libel in Britain's Royal High Court of Justice.

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008 – Gasdoor Peephole Photograph Detail (Photo by unknown Russian photographer)


English libel law puts the burden of proof on the defence, so Lipstadt's team was forced to prove that her claims about the Holocaust — that the Nazis systematically murdered six million European Jews — were true.

Dutch-born Jan van Pelt served as an expert witness during the trial. His testimony— informed forensic interpretation of Auschwitz's blueprints and architectural remains — helped to decisively defeat Irving's lawsuit and shone a light on a new discipline: architectural forensics.

To create The Evidence Room, Jan van Pelt, his team and students from the University of Waterloo are making life-sized replicas and casts of key pieces described in his testimony about Auschwitz, including a gas column, gas door, a section of wall with a gas-tight hatch and other items that definitively proved the site was a factory of death.

The exhibition will also be detailed in a forthcoming book.

The Evidence Room will be shown in the central pavilion of the International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, from May 28 to November 27.

Canada's official submission to the Biennale is Extraction, a project led by landscape urbanist Pierre Bélanger.

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003 – Waterloo Architecture Students Anna Beznogova and Anna Longrigg Prepare a Mould for Casting (Piper Bernbaum)


http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/evidence-ro ... -1.3455784

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Re: The Evidence Room revisits Auschwitz for Venice Biennale exhibit

Postby Hannover » 4 years 1 month ago (Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:29 am)

And that is what happens when they have no proof, no physical evidence. Desperately they simply construct false edifices and then say, 'Voila, there it is, proof of the Auschwitz gas chambers'. Laughable in the extreme.

This thread demolishes the entire matter:
'Cyanide Chemistry at Auschwitz'
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4111

also see:
'photo: Auschwitz 'gas chamber door' / another easy debunked lie.'
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10160

Here is a photo of the underside of the alleged Krema II 'gas chamber', and of course, no 'holes'.

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- Hannover

The 'holocaust' storyline is one of the most easily debunked narratives ever contrived. That is why those who question it are arrested and persecuted. That is why violent, racist, & privileged Jewish supremacists demand censorship. What sort of truth is it that crushes the freedom to seek the truth? Truth needs no protection from scrutiny.

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If it can't happen as alleged, then it didn't.

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Re: The Evidence Room revisits Auschwitz for Venice Biennale exhibit

Postby torus » 4 years 1 month ago (Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:07 pm)

phdnm wrote:“[i][b]
Ontario professor and Holocaust expert Robert Jan van Pelt and his team have been invited by the Biennale's artistic director of architecture — acclaimed designer


Strange objects of fascination, I mean adoration.
We're back wailing at a "wall" again.' A one-way wall. "ART", should generate some wonder and nurture subjective interpretations and conversations that don't lead to a court of law, or accusations of being a "hater" for not recognizing the validity of the "art". That "art" might polarize, so what, it should be free to do so. Even if the "village idiot" produces it, we need not fear that the whole village will fall.
But in this case, the village idiot is Van Pelt. And ironically, if I challenge the "validity" of the art,
I'm suspect.
This "art" comes with all the scripted and hushed tones and ooooohs and aaaaahs that are typically reserved for religious icons and the icons of suffering.
Viewing this "art", one is not expected to venerate the alleged chambers of death of the Nazis. One is expected to champion Israel. And the "holocaust door" is the metaphor for the New Testament that was written post 1945.

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Re: The Evidence Room revisits Auschwitz for Venice Biennale exhibit

Postby Hannover » 4 years 1 month ago (Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:04 pm)

Never was the expression 'Potemkin Village' more appropriate.

- Hannover

The 'holocaust' storyline is one of the most easily debunked narratives ever contrived. That is why those who question it are arrested and persecuted. That is why violent, racist, & privileged Jewish supremacists demand censorship. What sort of truth is it that crushes the freedom to seek the truth? Truth needs no protection from scrutiny.

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If it can't happen as alleged, then it didn't.


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