AMSTERDAM, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In memory of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, 77 years ago on 27 January, the Amsterdam artist Ben Mechanicus (4 May 1963) created a contemporary work of art. By using toy figures from Playmobil in an animation video, he wants to show younger generations what happened there during the war, without making the images too gruesome.
“All photos and videos from that period are black and white or grainy. The current generation with its smartphones and video culture does not relate to that. With this animation I wanted to