The Making of The Evidence Room

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:00 – 8:15 pm, Reception & Exhibition viewing to follow $20, $18 Teachers, $15 Students: On Sale to the Public June 9 The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp. This ground-breaking research became a source for a new and emerging discipline—architectural forensics—encompassing architecture, technology, history, law and human rights. Join exhibition principals Robert Jan van Pelt, Donald McKay, Anne Bordeleau, and Piper Bernbaum as they detail the impetus behind the work, and the significant impact this haunting installation has and will continue to have on our understanding of the Holocaust.


The Making of The Evidence Room

June 27, 2017


Royal Ontario Museum

100 Queen s Park
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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