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Émigré Voices

The Émigré Voices collection consists of all my interviews with Jewish refugees from Germany and Austria conducted between 2000 and 2002. The first 17 audio interviews were carried out for a research project on Belsize Square Synagogue, which was founded by German Jews in 1939. The second group of 20 video interviews were filmed for a film installation in the Continental Britons exhibition at the Jewish Museum.


For the Belsize Square project, I interviewed 17 women and men, among them 15 former refugees, a member of the second generation, the writer and performer Robin Hirsch, who grew up in the Belsize Square synagogue and the then rabbi, Rabbi Rodney Mariner:

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