The Sant Boi Museum produces this temporary exhibition based on archival research on local victims during the
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and World War II (1939-1945).

 

This project pays tribute to all those people of whom, in some cases, we know nothing more than their names. They
were direct or indirect victims of the war: repression, missing people, deaths in combat, diseases, deaths in
concentration camps or in exile.

Año:
2017

Cliente:

Els noms de Sant Boi

Challenge

Nos encontramos con un proyecto documental con mucha información. 1400 santboianos fueron movolizados durante la Guerra Civil de los cuales 150 no volvieron. También se referencian todos los desaparecidos que sobrevivieron y aquellos que fueron internados en campos de concentración o adscritos a Batallones Disciplinarios.

 

The working material provided by the Archive includes data and photographs that involve these people. Such material
had to be organized and shown to the public with the sensitivity that the subject requires, in a didactic way and providing
the exhibition with a historical context.

Solution

In order to personify each of those who went missing, we decided to use individual paper sheets for each victim. This
way, we paid homage to each one of them contextualising them, and we managed to show the number of missing
people in a visual way.

 

In order to give the documentation a context, we designed a set with original material provided by the Archive and
created props for the occasion. We also created a map that marked the location of the disappearances within the
Iberian Peninsula.

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