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Mat Rappaport Presents Touristic Intents at Visible Evidence XXII


Mat Rappaport presents the project touristic intents at the Visible Evidence conference in Toronto Canada on August 22nd. In the talk Rappaport discusses the history of the project from its initial form as a photographic archive, an audio walk and an outdoor sculpture to the later installation which includes a single channel experimental documentary projected onto

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Panorama.am posts set of Prora Images in short post


The 10,000 bedroom Nazi hotel that was never used (photos) The post titled, ” The 10,000 bedroom Nazi hotel that was never used.” includes a set of pre-development photos that reflect the neglect post German unification. The article omits references to the significant development that is transforming the site into modern apartments and hotels. “Today, the

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Mirror posts new article about Prora’s transformation


Fancy staying in the ‘Hitler Hotel’? 10,000 room Nazi retreat is transformed into luxury apartments for tourists “A former Nazi retreat dubbed the ‘Hitler Hotel’ is being transformed into luxurious holiday apartments for tourists.The 10,000 room building, originally commissioned by Adolf Hitler in 1936 and designed by Clemens Klotz, was intended to provide leisure activities for German workers and

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The Local features story on Prora Development


“When the Nazis started building the Prora Colossus on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea they envisioned it as a mighty symbol of the unity of the German people. It was to be a place where German workers could enjoy a bit of downtime on the beach, watch movies at the cinema or

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ST Gate features article on Prora’s reopening


“Prora was the largest construction endeavor of the Third Reich. Though never finished, it originally was planned as one of Hitler’s Strength Through Joy (Kraft Durch Freude) projects, created to unite German workers with Nazi ideology by disseminating the dogma through a lens of leisure—beach holidays, concerts, films and cruises. The leisurely aspect has returned now

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