The Survivors

GULAG History Museum
Photo source / author: GULAG History Museum

Project objectives

THE SURVIVORS is a project representing memoirs of the mass repression victims in the form of graphic novels. This project builds awareness of the tragic events in the history of Russia among the youth enabling them to feel the pain and horror of those unjust times so that everyone could see how important it is to prevent this from happening again.

Project description

The protagonists of these graphic novels are the people whose stories are presented at the new permanent exhibition of the GULAG History Museum. Four graphic designers illustrated their memoirs.

Project outcomes

Graphic Novels book was developed by the GULAG History Museum in cooperation with the BBDO Moscow creative agency and implemented with the support of the Memory Fund and the funds gathered at crowdfunding platform.