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17. Art Auction for Foundation Ueberleben

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17. Art auction for Foundation Ueberleben for torture survivors.

Mirko Reisser (DAIM) | "DAIM - all direction - steingrau dkl." | Spraypaint on wood | 30 x 40 x 3 cm / 11.8" x 15.8" x 1.2" | 09.2013 | Edition of 3 (View: 1/3)

The time has arrived once again: For the 17th time already the art auction for the benefit of the Foundation Ueberleben will be taking place on the first Sunday in advent in the premises of the Industrie- und Handelskammer Berlin. All proceeds will be donated to the Berlin Center for the Treatment of Torture Victims and therefore to its patients. As usual Prof. Dr. Peter Raue will be the auctioneer to lead the auction sale for over 90 works by known artists.

Artists
Michael Arantes Müller, Christian Awe, Kedron Barrett, K.T. Blumberg, Adolf Born, Christoph Bouet, Winfried Bullinger, Leonardo Camatta, Antonio Catelani, Ouhi Cha, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Mirko Reisser (DAIM), Sabine Dehnel, Karel Demel, Tim Deussen, El Bocho, Guenther Eck, Ute Faber, Tom Fabritius, Rainer Fetting, Matl Findel, Thomas Florschuetz, Manfred Fuchs, Ellen Fuhr, Klaus Fußmann, Gezett, Martin Gietz, Göran Gnaudschun, Kevin Gray, Johannes Grützke, Manfred Hamm, Thomas Hartmann, Johannes Heisig, Sabine Herrmann, Martin Hoffmann, Jens Jensen, Janusz Karwacki, Jürgen Kellig, Klaus Killisch, Barbara Klemm, Herlinde Koelbl, André Künkel, Jens Kunik, Michael Laube, Wolfgang Leber, Anna Lehmann-Brauns, Christopher Lehmpfuhl, Christin Lutze, MARWAN, Jakob Mattner, Karl Menzen, Thomas Merkel, Paulina Mihai, Sebastian Meschenmoser, Hannes möller , Harald Naegeli, Max Neumann, Helga Ntephe, Horst Perlick, Caroline Pinger, Sibylle Prange, Barbara Quandt, Birgit Ramsauer, Rebecca Raue, Wolfgang Rüppel, Peter Schulz Leonhardt, Klaus Staeck, Kai Teichert, Alois Thomas, Kannella-Nelly Tragousti, Gudrun Trendafilov, Niels Unbehagen, Johannes Vennekamp, Deborah Wargon, Klaus Zolondowski.

Auctioneer
Prof. Dr. Peter Raue

Industrie- und Handelskammer zu Berlin
Fasanenstraße 80 – 85
10623 Berlin

Pre-inspection
Nov. 26th till Nov. 28th 2015 from 10.00 a.m. till 6.00 p.m.
and Nov. 29th 2015 from 10.00 a.m. till 2.00 p.m.

Auction:
Nov. 29th 2015 at 4.00 p.m.

Catalogue download (pdf)

Ueberleben – Foundation for Torture Survivors
Victims of war and torture are often deeply traumatized. They have survived. But their lives are almost nothing like they were before.

We cannot heal survivors of torture. But we can help them as they return to a dignified life.
The Ueberleben – Foundation for Torture Survivors supports men and women, children, young persons and families, who have often been subjected to unimaginable horrors. In order to learn how to cope with these traumatic experiences these individuals require medical and psychosocial care. Both physical health and psychological stability are important in helping these persons to integrate into society and find employment opportunities in the places where they now live in exile. The Foundation works towards achieving these aims.

The Ueberleben – Foundation for Torture Survivors was established in 1997 with the support of the former Federal President of Germany, Richard von Weizsäcker. In 1999 the non-profit Foundation started working to help torture survivors.

More infos: stiftung-ueberleben.de (german)


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