Claudia Heinermann. SIBERIAN EXILES

Aut. C. Heinermann, designer -SYB-, released Claudia Heinermann, 2020

A collection of books consisting of 7 publications.

Heinermann's new book is the first part of a trilogy about deportations from the Baltic states to Siberia in Siberia. This book contains portraits of six Lithuanian survivors of deportations – Irena Valaitytė, Nijolė Lelkaitė, Jonas Markauskas, Vilius Kairis, Jonas Puodžis and Vaidutis Kasperavičius, photographs of the photographer's travels around Altai and Yakutia, drawings of Gintauto Martynaitis, who survived exile, and many unpublished archival photographs. The material collected in the book allows you to look at the past and the present captured by the photographer. The author complements the eyewitness stories with archival material and authorial photos from the places visited where their stories took place.
Kaunas photography gallery information.


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"Siberian Exiles" is the second photo project of a German artist living in the Netherlands, related to the tragic experiences of the Baltic States in the 20th century .C. Heinermann released a high-interest photo album "Wolf Children. The post-war story" (Wolfskinder A Post-War Story), which tells about orphaned children from East Prussia who found refuge in the homes of Lithuanian farmers during World War II and the post-war years. C. Heinermann (b. 1967, Iserlohne, Germany) studied arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Enschede, The Netherlands, from 1986 to 1991. Between 2004 and 2006, he deepened his knowledge of documentary photography at the Photo academy in Amsterdam. Since then, it has been involved in long-term exploratory documentary projects, and is particularly interested in the stories of the wars and genocides of the 20th century and their consequences. He has developed photographic projects about Rwanda, the Srebrenica massacre and other tragedies of the 20th century wars.
Kaunas photography gallery information.


Claudia Heinermann


- SYB-


Claudia Heinermann




English, a separate translation into Lithuanian.


Altai – 228, Witnesses – 136, Drawings and expedition – 116, Rimantas – 84, Siberian exiles (Lithuanian translation) – 86, Short story – 20, Yakutia – 212




publications collection dimensions 24 x 18 x 12.5 cm



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