Tag Archive for Refugee

From Streamform to Arts and Crafts

This walk travels back in time looking at inter-war architectural styles on the North side of Hampstead Garden Suburb finishing with arts and crafts cottages. It includes Belvedere Court by Ernst Freud Read more →

Dissent and Displacement Public Seminar Series

Lived and Imagined Histories : Some Thoughts on the Work of First and Second Generation (Jewish) Visual Artists

Monica Bohm-Duchen, initiator and Creative Director of the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, presents the series’ opening seminar, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester. Read more →

Refugee Sculptors

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London Read more →

Being Second Generation: with Gaby Glassman

More than 70 years after the Holocaust, children of survivors and refugees will explore together how it has affected their lives. This workshop will be led by Gaby Glassman, a psychologist and psychotherapist who has facilitated second generation and intergenerational groups in the UK and abroad since the 1980s. Read more →

The Life and Work of Martin Bloch

Charlotte Grant, talks about her grandfather Martin Bloch (1883-1954), a German-Jewish artist who came to Britain as a refugee in 1934. This talk reflects on Bloch’s artistic vision and considers his legacy as a colourist and teacher. Read more →

Being Second Generation: with Gaby Glassman

More than 70 years after the Holocaust, children of survivors and refugees will explore together how it has affected their lives. This workshop will be led by Gaby Glassman, a psychologist and psychotherapist who has facilitated second generation and intergenerational groups in the UK and abroad since the 1980s. Read more →

Talk: ‘Albert Reuss in Mousehole, The Artist As Refugee’

Albert Reuss (1889-1975) was a Jewish émigré artist. Born in Vienna, he fled to England in 1938 to escape Nazi persecution, losing family, possessions and his reputation as an artist. In 1948, he moved to Mousehole, Cornwall, where he continued to work as an artist, but his style changed dramatically, reflecting the trauma he had suffered. Read more →