KSU Holocaust Museum exhibit, glo collaboration at MOCA GA both launch this weekend

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Norbert Friedman (#16) in a 1931 class photo.
Norbert Friedman (#16) in a 1931 class photo.

Norbert Friedman (#16, second row from bottom) in a 1931 class photo in Poland. Of the 42 children in the full photograph, fewer than 10 survived the Holocaust, according to Friedman.

HISTORY
First look at KSU Holocaust exhibit

Friedman, a survivor of 11 concentration camps during the Holocaust, today.

Friedman, a survivor of 11 concentration camps during the Holocaust, today.

Kennesaw State University’s Museum of History and Holocaust Education hosts a public reception at 3 p.m. Sunday for the new exhibit “Never Forget,” which will tour to area schools after the reception. The exhibit goes into detail about the life of Atlantan Norbert Friedman, 92, who survived 11 camps before immigrating to the U.S.

To view clips of an interview with Friedman, part of KSU’s Legacy Series oral history project launched last year, go to historymuseum.kennesaw.edu/events/legacy_series.php.

Sunday’s reception will include remarks from educators and light refreshments.

KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw. 470-578-2083, historymuseum.kennesaw.edu.

PERFORMANCE
glo, collaborators stage ‘exhibition’ at MOCA GA

The performance troupe glo.

The performance troupe glo.

The performance troupe glo will open  “gestures that soon will disappear: 4th Body,” a work in collaboration with the Atlanta artist team Paper-Cut-Project and The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, at 7 p.m. Friday at MOCA GA.

The two-hour work is described as “a hybrid form of choreographic exhibition composed of assemblies of objects, ephemera, sound and conceptual materials.”

As part of this ongoing collaboration/exhibition, glo dancers will occupy the museum during daily gallery hours — presenting a variety of workshops peformances and talks — until the Dec. 20 closing.

MOCA GA is located at 75 Bennett St. in Buckhead’s TULA Art Center. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. $8; $5 students. 404-367-8700, www.mocaga.org.


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