The Survivor and the Translator

Author(s): Leeny Sack
A performance art piece, which the creator, who is also the sole performer, says is "about not having experienced the Holocaust by a daughter of concentration camp survivors." In Sack's work, she recreates actual memories through highly theatrical representations, using such minimal props as a bed to recreate a transport train, a table with a candle, and a rocking chair. The piece suggests the impossibility of representing, comprehending, and translating the experiences of the Holocaust.
Format: Solo performance
Cast Size:1F

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Original or Prominent Production:
1980
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English

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