“Sylvia” by Victor Cohen

The exhibition was held at the Museum in cooperation with the Greek Centre for Photography. “Sylvia”, the title of a series of photographs shot by Victor Cohen in the spring of 2004 in Poland at the Auschwitz, Birkenau and Majdanek concentration-camp sites. Sylvia is also the name of the artist’s maternal grandmother, member of a Jewish family from Thessaloniki and survivor from Auschwitz. The exhibition was part of the annual seminar that the Jewish Museum of Greece organizes for teachers entitled “Teaching about the Holocaust in Greece.”