Exhibition opening: 20th September 2017
Editor-in-chief: Dr Jasmina Nikolić
Author of the catalogue: Isidora Stojanović
Associates on the catalogue: Dr Jasmina Nikolić, Snežana Lazić
Author of the exhibition: Isidora Stojanović, Snežana Lazić, Dr Jasmina Nikolić
Authors of the electronic catalogue: Dragan Šaler MA
Reviews by: Dr Ivana Dobrivojević, Institute for Contemporary History, Belgrade and Dr Marijana Mraović, Military Archives of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia
Realization of the exhibition: Bojan Kocev, Jelena Nikolić, Violeta Jovanović, Milan Stanković, Mirjana Stepanović, Danica Nikolić
Opening speech by: Saša Pavlović, deputy Mayor of the City of Požarevac
Exhibition “Banjica Concentration Camp 1941–1944 – Prisoners from Požarevac and Braničevo County was opened on September 20th 2017 in the Gallery of Contemporary Arts in Požarevac. Exhibition panels with archival documents, books and photographs demonstrate everyday life in the camp and perishing of its prisoners originating from Braničevo County.
Preserved Prisoners Register Books of Banjica concentration camp show that 1 683 prisoners of the camp were from Braničevo County and most of them, 356 prisoners, were from the City of Pozarevac. Then follow other municipalities of the county: 317 prisoners were from Veliko Gradište, 290 prisoners were from Petrovac na Mlavi, 191 from Žagubica and 165 from Malo Crnuće; 135 prisoners were from Golubac, the same number of prisoners were from Kučevo and 94 prisoners were from Žabari. 276 prisoners were shot, 7 prisoners were killed, 15 prisoners died in the camp dispensary, 575 prisoners were taken to forced labor, 724 prisoners were set free from the camp and for 90 prisoners there is no information on their destiny.
Multimedia exhibition consists of three parts: first part contains 16 exhibition panels presenting 78 archival documents and photographs; second part presents 17 exhibition exponents in the showcases and 4 models of Banjica prisoners Register Books. Third part presents electronic documents.
The exhibition is supplemented by illustrated catalogue with introduction texts and a list of camp prisoners originating from Požarevac and Braničevo County. The catalogue is available in electronic form as well.
Realization of the mutual project of the Historical Archives of Požarevac and Historical Archives of Belgrade – exhibition, catalogue publication and electronic catalogue was supported by the City of Požarevac.
Photographs of the exhibition opening

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Exhibition “Banjica Concentration Camp"