These questions were part of scholarly research and were sent to me by email. I have the questioner's permission to reproduce this part of the questionnaire she sent me.
How have you or your family been directly affected by the events of WW2?
How do you think current attitudes towards the Holocaust, and the way that historical material is presented, can help us to avoid it happening again?
What are the possible ethical implications of referencing the Holocaust when attempting to communicate concerns about prejudice today?
How do you feel that the context in which a message is delivered affects to response of the viewer - have we become de-sensitized to images of brutality?
What are your thoughts about the role of the artist in society who deals with dark narratives?
*I discovered the film of the relief of Penig a few years ago. It was less complete than my link at that stage and without commentary. I kept wondering whether I was actually seeing my mother in it but I could not be sure. The Penig Film sequence of poems from The Burning of the Books works on the notion that history is a film director, Clio, who flits from festival to festival and that the Penig film is a discarded cut (among many others) from her blockbuster epic