On 16 October 2021, the Käthe Kollwitz Museum in Cologne posted a photo of this drawing on its Instagram in honour of World Food Day, an initiative started in 1945 by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to call for worldwide awareness of and collective action to combat hunger. Over the course of 98 years, Kollwitz’s picture was repurposed time and again. It featured in expositions, magazines, school books and, as we saw, social media. What does this remediation mean for the way we remember the past to which the image refers?
|Publisher||Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Oct 2021|
- World War II
- Käthe Kollwitz
- World Food Day