The Holocaust and Wales: Jewish Artists in Wales - Heinz Koppel


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This lesson explores the Berlin-born Jewish artist Heinz Koppel, who lived in Wales. Students explore different sources to gain an understanding of the artist’s life and artistic style. This lesson uses elements of Drama and Movement, so is best delivered in a large space such as a Drama studio.

Image above: Heinz Koppel and Renate Fischl on their wedding day, 1949. Image courtesy of Gaby Koppel. 


This resource was produced as part of the 'Côf a lithr, llythyrau a geidw: creating Holocaust resources for Welsh schools' partnership project between Centre for the Movement of People (CMOP), Aberystwyth University, and Jewish History Association of South Wales/Cymdeithas Hanes Iddewig De Cymru (JHASW/CHIDC). The project is kindly supported by the Association of Jewish Refugees, Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust, Jewish Historical Society of England and Garfield Weston Foundation.


Key Stage 4

History, Art and design


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