A basic part of A Virtual Memorial represent following individual memorial projects, which all can can beaccessed via A Virtual Memorial body, as well as also separately. All projects are ongoing and accept continuously new submissions. More info on the project sites–>
This memorial environment was initiated after the 11 September terror attack in USA 2001, but serves generally as a memorial for the victims of terror.
The project gets agagin and again relevence when terror attacks happen in different parts on the globe and artists are asked or feel addressed to show their solidarity with the victims via art contributions.
This project was initiated in 2002, on occasion of World AIDS Day on 1 December. Unfortunately such a memorial became necessary, not only bcause meanwhile millions of people in the Western societies died of AIDS, but basically countless victims in Africa and other poor regions of the world where HIV infections are still rapidly increasing, and the victims vanish and die in anynomity. Artists are invited to express their solidarity thorugh artwork contributions.
Another purpose of the project is to point to artists who died of AIDS.
The project is a five minute before twelve memorial, for sensitivize people of the destruction of the natural environments on earth in order to preserve and protect them.
was initiated on occasion of the Tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia in December 2004. The project is also memorial and symbol for human helplessness and weakness against the uncontrollable powers of nature.
a memorial project dedicated to the “Desapparecidos” (the disappeared) and the Mother of Plaza de Mayo Buenos Aires/Argentina, who resisted against the military rulers in the Argentine dictactatorship of 20th century.
The project is a curatorial collaboration between Raquel Partnoy (Argentina/USA), herself a mother of a persecuted and disappeared child, and Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, who designed and realized this project. Besides numerous historical testimonies, young Argentine female artists – Irene Coremberg, Marina Zerbarini, Andamio Contiguo, Anahi Caceres and her ArteUna network - reflect this traumatic historical Past by using New Media technologies.
The project was realized in 2004 in the framework of the global networking project [R][R][F]200x—>XP, but is acting also separately.
is an online project by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne portraying and spotlighting the Partnoy family
in particular its female representatives Raquel (mother), Alicia (daughter) and Ruth (granddaughter). By origine Russian and persecuted in the home country, Raquels family emigrated to Argentina expecting to find the paradise on earth, but just to find out that the family was again persecuted during the military dictatorships in 20th century in Argentina, but survived and emigrated to USA finally. The diasporadic story of this family is typical for many Jews whereever they live.
The 3rd and final version of this project was completed in the framework of the reception of the MOSAICA Award on the theme Jews and Disaspora.