At the event, the collaboration agreement was signed to work on educational projects on Human Rights and Democratic Culture with the design and programming of digital educational tools. Mr. Ignacio de Otalora, Executive Director of Digipen, Mr. Enrique de Villamor y Soraluce, Polish Consul and President of the Institute, and Mr. Eduardo de Ocampo, director of the education department of the Auschwitz Institute, spoke. Also, the DigiPen students who took on this project as their academic year’s work played a key role.
The students showed a preview of the project which has thousands of hours of work. In addition to its graphic elements, revealing an extraordinary level of execution and a very interesting conceptual approach.
Ukrainian refugees in the Basque Country and Polish citizens also attended the event at the Euskadi Association of Ukraine, and this is a very emotional event, and more than that, at the same time today, Friday 24 , with the first anniversary of Russia’s war against Ukraine. .
This is the first ambitious collaborative project. It is essential to work to raise awareness among citizens of these transcendental issues. In our days, individualism, social conflict, violence, keeps, etc. They are polluting our society. They are very dangerous monsters lurking on our doorstep.
It is a priority to keep the memory of the victims of assimilation alive, to increase the knowledge and understanding of the current generations and to bet enthusiastically on developing new and ambitious content in the following academic years.
Those who attended the event could also see the film “Erase de Nation” sent by the Polish Embassy. This is a devastating document that shows the destruction and theft of Ukrainian cultural heritage. These destructive interventions on thousands of buildings, museums, libraries, works of art, books, etc. they engage in looting of heritage and destruction of Ukrainian cultural identity.