Archiv für den Tag: 5. Februar 2013

Theme Year: Destroyed Diversity

Destroyed Diversity Berlin is characterised by a wide-ranging diversity of different ways of living. This environment creates fertile ground for ideas and projects not only in art and on the stage but also equally in the cityscape and daily life. This Berlin diversity reached its zenith in the 1920s – before Hitler came to power in 1933 and almost immediately enacted his Gleichschaltung “Enabling Law”, heralding the onset of the Nazi dictatorship of enforced conformity.

In memory of the unimaginable extent and fatal consequences of this tyranny, the Theme Year “Zerstörte Vielfalt – Berlin in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus” (Diversity destroyed – Berlin during the Nazi period) has been launched, which from 30th January to 9th November 2013 will include events everywhere in the city. For more information…