Remembering the murdered of Novi Sad

One of the works which will be on display in the Responses To Racija exhibition
One of the works which will be on display in the Responses To Racija exhibition

An artist’s personal tribute to thousands who died in Nazi raids will be displayed at an exhibition commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day later this month.

Diana Zwibach’s work is in public and private collections worldwide and a selection can be seen at The Dukes in Lancaster from January 26-February 1.

Responses To Racija reflects on Hungarian-Nazi raids in which 1,327 Novi Sad citizens were murdered over the course of three days in January 1942.

The raid took place on the frozen river Danube where soldiers broke the ice, shot innocent people and then threw them into the freezing water.

The attack was part of a systematic programme all over Europe and in Yugoslavia where Diana’s family come from.

Diana, who lives in Blackpool, is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor born in Novi Sad and many of her family died in Auschwitz.

Holocaust Memorial Day is January 27. Responses To Racija is part of Lancaster’s commemorations which run from January 18-February 1.

They also include a Dukes cinema screening of Night Will Fall(15), a new film marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps.

For more information call the Box Office on 01524 598500 or visit www.dukes-lancaster.org