June 2019 – Taking a break from filming, Martha is working on an international publication of the beautiful and haunting poems of Heinz Geiringer, Eva’s brother. Martha writes the introductions focusing on teh central themes of Heinz’s work both as a poet and as a painter.
‘Pondering in the Dark’ will be a surprise on the occassion of Eva’s 90th birthday, 11 May 2019. Her brother Heinz wrote the poems while in hiding in The Netherlands. The book will have the original Dutch poems translated in German and in English and including Heinz beautiful paintings. The paintings and the poems were hidden under the cardboard of their hiding place, where Eva and her mother found them after the war. Stay tuned for more news on the book!
Eva Schloss and Martha Van Der Bly in the aula of the Amsterdam Lyceum, near the memorial plaque for Heinz Geiringer and the other murdered pupils and teachers of the Amsterdam Lyceum (c) Eva’s Mission.