Echo / Echo, Kunst in Kirchen Raum geben, Hannover, Germany 1993
Echo / Echo is a site specific art work in memory of the synagogue which was built next to the Ev.- Luth. Neustädter Hof- und Stadtkirche St. Johannis, Hannover.
The main synagogue of Hannover was destroyed during the Kristallnacht pogrom, 10.11.1938. The main synagogue of Hannover, architect: the German-Jewish Edwin Oppler (1831-80), inaugurated 1870.
Echo / Echo I, Please note: Echo / Echo I in the clock tower has vanished, it has yet to be found. In the clock tower of the Ev.- Luth. Neustädter Hof- und Stadtkirche St. Johannis Hannover
Bronze, (in bronze casted, 36 ShOFaROT, ram's horn used for Jewish religious purposes) Height 600 cm
Echo / Echo II, (In the proximity of the Church)
4 x steel plates (The form is based on the ground plan of a synagogue), Bronze, Height 75 cm.
This art work is located outside the Church, in front of the Church Office, Landeskirchenamt Hannover. The administrative center of the Luth. Church of Hanover has been built upon the area of the destroyed Synagogue in 1954.
Please note: At a certain time it has been decided to change the location of Echo / Echo II, to the back side of the Church. A strange decision by the city.
|Situation February 2016|