Leah Thorn is a spoken word poet. At the heart of her writing is the autobiographical exploration of Jewish identity.Her work is anthologised in England and the States and 'My Amulet', her award-winning short film about English Ashkenazi identity and
assimilation, has been shown internationally at Film Festivals. www.leahthorn.com
Susan Weinberg is an artist and a genealogist. Her immersion in the history of the Jewish culture that once existed led to her body of work “Negative Space: The Silence Speaks Loudly.” She maintains a studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she lectures, writes and paints on family and cultural history.
Surviving History: Exhibition & Film
The Surviving History exhibition was developed by the non-profit organisation Living Imprint, founded by Shivaun Woolfson and Frances Tay. It documents the testimony of 10 survivors in Vilnius, Lithuania. This traveling exhibition, featuring the work of US, UK and German artists Dwora Fried, Katie Dell-Kaufman, Birgit Muller, Mike Moran, Lynsey Cleaver and photographer Daniel Quinones has been exhibited in several places including Dublin, Vilnius, Cape Town and Shropshire. The accompanying short film has won several awards including the Ninth Imperial War Museum Film Festival Audience Poll. www.livingimprint.org
25 Jan 2011 - 20 Feb 2011
25 Jan, 2011, 7pm
Concession: £3 (students, unemployed, retired)