The Memorial, designed by artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, is a moving tribute to the “forgotten” gay victims of Nazism. The cuboid, that is made of concrete, has a small window, through which visitors can watch a film of two men kissing.
Erection of the Memorial was approved by the Bundestag in 2003. Dedication took place on the 27th May 2008 dedication. The event was attended by Berlin’s Mayor Klaus Wowereit, President of the Budestag Wolfgang Thierse, German Culture Minister Bernd Neumann, Volker Beck and Renate Künast.
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