German-Speaking Exile and the Performing Arts in Britain

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Talk Conference

German-Speaking Exile and the Performing Arts in Britain

  • 14 Sep 2011 — 16 Sep 2011
Wolf Suschitzky
Wolf Suschitzky

Ingeborg Bachmann Centre

University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU

UK

T +44 (0)20 7862 8959

F +44 (0)20 7862 8672

E jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk

The purpose of this conference is to investigate and evaluate the contribution of German-speaking exiles to the performing arts in Brian, asking: How did it enrich and how did it change prevailing British culture in the performing arts?

Austrian participants will include Brigitte Mayr and Michael Omasta who together run the Vinna-based film and media organisation Synema.  They have published two books on Wolf Suschitzky - one on his work as a photographer the other on his career as a cameraman.  They will present a paper on Suschitzky's contribution to UK culture as an Austrian exile. 

For more information or registration please email jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk or visit the website.