Die Blaue Stelen or Blue Columns, Luitpold Park, Ingolstadt, Germany
Here, one of nine columns in Luitpold Park, commemorates a Jewish citizen of Ingolstadt Germany who later died in Thereisenstadt, Germany, in 1942.
A Blue Column installed in the center of Ingolstadt, Germany commemorates a Catholic Priest, who died at the Dachau Concentration camp, near Münich, Germany.
The former Nazi headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany where the above Blue Column is installed.
The Blaue Stelen is a memorial of blue steel columns recalling the victims of National Socialism or the Nazi regime. The interactive columns are located in public spaces and in historic significant locations – visible throughout Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. When approached a motion sensor illuminates the glass displayed images of the victims. The columns were created by German artist Dagmar Pachtner. They stand 180 x 40 x 40 centimeters in size, and were permanently installed in 1998.(Above color photograph) Die Blaue Stelen or the Blue Columns in Luitpold park, Ingolstadt, Germany. The installation is a gedankstätte or denkmal , a permanent reflection site and memorial to the victims of Nationalsozialismus or the Nazi regime
all photographs copyright Ana Elisa Fuentes