Living Photographs: Intergenerational Workshop
Celebrating 350 years of Jewish life in England, we embark on an oral history project involving families from across the Jewish community. Spoken word poet Leah Thorn facilitated a workshop in which each family (in inter-generational groups of 2-3) are invited to bring in a photograph from their family album which will elicit a joint poem. This session allows each family member to explore their connection with the past and create a lyrical ‘Living Photograph’.
Leah Thorn is a Nice Jewish Girl from Gants Hill, who found herself through the Women\'s Movement of the 60\'s and 70\'s. Now a spoken word poet, Leah uses creativity to support women in prison to find their voices. She recently compiled and edited release, an anthology by, and for, women in prison who self harm.