Drawing Life


Drawing Life, a Jewish Music Institute (JMI) production, is inspired by a collection of poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in Terezín. Based on original poems and drawings of the camp inmates, the performance is a dramatized song cycle featuring archive film and survivor testimony.
Format: Song cycle



Jocelyn Pook (composer)
Emma Bernard (director and dramaturg)
Dragan Aleksic (visual artist)


Original or Prominent Production: Toynbee Theatre, London (school performance), January 22, 2016; The Barbican, London, January 30, 2016.
Original Source Material: Original poems and artwork of Terezín camp inmates.
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Original Language: English
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Contact the Jewish Music Institute, London.

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