"remember the atrocities found in this place and understands the impact on today's societal structures," in addition to the printed posters of the former "Menschenzoos". Henri Gnutzmann and Modou Touray, it goes with the poster, this action is not to blame, but becoming Conscious of our past and that of the animal Park Hagenbeck.
"It is a tribute to the people who had to suffer," says Gnutzmann in the MOPO-interview. Together with Johanna Brinckman the two young men to create an understanding of the past, of the Hagenbeck zoo. What is meant is the time between 1874 and 1932, in the Carl Hagenbeck with around 70 peoples successes and social standing view obtained. This is the so-called "Menschenzoos" – a display of people of other cultures.Hamburger swap info piece of paper against the "human zoo"-posters
"We have always a lot to do with our Nazi past, but often forget the colonial time," says Gnutzmann. It's not going to hurt the Zoo. You are simply calling for a transparent examination of the past. The animal Park as it is today, was finally able to arise only by inhuman operations. The history of the zoo was also a part of the animal Park, such as its animal inhabitants.
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"Our and also Johanna's dream, it would be that we sit together with the pet Park," says Gnutzmann. It need not necessarily be the abolition of the Carl-Hagenbeck-Statue, but, for example, a sign indicating that the Zoo's founder.
"There are still more actions will follow," says the 18-year-old high school graduate. Everything should take place peacefully, but emphatically. "We are trying to create in the Social media, more attention," explains Gnutzmann. What she reveals next project, the 18-Year-old, planning to be running already.
This article was written by Sina Riebe
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