The Tin Ring

Mapping

On Sunday 30 September 2012 in partnership with Tyneside Cinema Newcastle upon Tyne, a unique discussion inspired by the performance of The Tin Ring occurred. A panel of international speakers and academics discussed the importance of remembrance and how we can share the stories of survivors of trauma and catastrophe.

After the Crisis Marking Catastrophe opened with an archive newsreel screening from 1945 showing the Allied Liberation of Bergen-Belsen and other camps. This famous Newsreel footage ranks amongst the most powerful documentary content ever filmed and was shot by Paul Wyand, one of the most famous Newsreel cinematographers. Wyand’s Movietone Newsreel Camera, on loan from the National Media Museum collection, is one of the highlights of the Tyneside Cinema’s Newsreel heritage display.

This event titled After the Crisis: Marking Catastrophe has inspired a vision to retrace Zdenka's route from 1939 to the present day. A journey crossing Europe into Scandinavia then sailing to Australia and finally returning to England.

The map shows where The Tin Ring and the educational toolkit which accompanied the performance Suitcase of Survival has journeyed to date and the mapping will increase constantly charting the trajectory of the work for you the public to view.

The vision of the Living Memorial performance and educational tool kit is to allow an opportunity to retrace and revalue Zdenka's experiences. Entering towns, villages, fields, museums, libraries, theatre spaces, lecture halls, classrooms, state rooms and sitting rooms the performances will engage with communities past, present and future.



The Tin Ring Performance/ Keynote Presentations, Associated Lectures & Teaching

The Speakers House at House of Lords & House of Commons London
January 28 2013

The Documentation Centre Cambodia (DC-Cam)
February 2013

Wollongong University Keynote
March 2013 

 

Czech Embassy London
May 2013

New York University Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
March 2012

 

Cafe Culture Urban Café Dance City
Newcastle upon Tyne UK
November 5 2012
Theatre of Witness Performance and talk

Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Newcastle upon Tyne UK
September 2012
Presented by The Literary & Philosophical Society, an independent library, six public sold- out performances and associated film screening and panel lead discussion After the Crisis: Marking Catastrophe chaired by Lord John Shipley at Tyneside Cinema.

Lodz, Poland
Lodz, Poland
Presented by the European Sociological Association as part of the Conference: Biological Research: emotion, ethics and performative praxis at the University of Lodz.

 

Salford
Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
September 2012
Presented in association with The Lowry, six public sold-out performances and panel lead discussion with key note speaker Prof Carol Martin After the Crisis: Who tells the story?

Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
June 2012
Presented by the University of Agder and Stiftelsen Arkivet: Centre for historical reflection and peace building as part of the Conference; After the Crisis : an interdisciplinary conference on narratives of traumatic events.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
March 2012
Presented by New York University at the invitation of Professor Carol Martin to perform The Tin Ring with associated lecture presentations and workshops lead by Jane Arnfield.

 

New York, United States of America
New York, United States of America
November 2011
Presented by The Tisch School of Arts at the invitation of Professor Carol Martin to perform The Tin Ring with associated lecture presentation and workshops lead by Jane Arnfield.

Canterbury, Kent, UK
Canterbury, Kent, UK
October 2011
Presented by The University of Kent and panel lead post show discussion Aspects of Verbatim Performance featuring Richard Schechner, Carol Martin, Hans Thies Lehmann, Jane Arnfield and Mike Alfreds.

Kingston, Surrey, UK
Kingston, Surrey, UK
July 2012
Presented by Kingston University as part of the Conference Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony. Kingston University London to present a Shift of The Tin Ring Work in Progress Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony 11 July

 

Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
June 2011
Presented by Transform, the first festival of work at The West Yorkshire Playhouse, to showcase new and developing work as part of a series of solo performances. Transform West Yorkshire Playhouse June 10 & 11 The Tin Ring Work in Progress two public performances, Storytelling Master class delivery with Mike Alfreds, Symposium Biographical Theatre panel member with Lem Sissy http://www.wyp.org.uk

Utrecht, the Netherlands
Utrecht, the Netherlands
May 2011
Presented at the PSi Performance Studies International Annual Conference Camillo 2.0: Technology, Memory, Experience as part of an abstract shift In the theatre and through the theatre: performance, philosophy, and the remembrance of the Holocaust. PSi Camillo 2.0 Utrecht May 28 to present a Shift of The Tin Ring Work in Progress “A really extraordinary performer and performance piece” Richard Schechner May 2011

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
May 2011
Presented at Northern Stage as part of a creative residency to support and develop “work in progress” culminating in two presentations/sharings to an invited audience. Five Day Creative Residency Northern Stage The Tin Ring Work in Progress May 9-13 & two public performances with seven Performing Arts students observing the creative process

 

Brainstorm Presentation
Brainstorm Presentation
selected by British Council at IETM conference Stockholm ‘Whose Story is it Anyway?’ April 17-24 2011