Protestant Memorial Church Plötzensee

The group of buildings that make up the community centre include the Protestant memorial church for the victims of Plötzensee (consecrated 1970). The Austrian artist Alfred Hrdlicka was commissioned to design the church interior. From 1969 – 1972, he painted a cycle of pictures entitled the »Danse Macabre of Plötzensee«. Large-scale drawings draw connections between images of the executions at Plötzensee and biblical and contemporary scenes. The community centre also serves as the site of the Ecumenical Memorial Centre Plötzensee »Christians and Resistance«. The area for religious services also houses the exhibition »Christian Testimonies of Faith from the Resistance to National Socialism«.