Storytelling for a Jaded World: Conversation with Caroline Brothers

Talk

WHEN September 10, 2019
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

The story of child refugees alone on the highways of Europe originally appeared as newspaper reportage, was reconceived as the fiction work “Hinterland” by Caroline Brothers, and then adapted by Scottish theater company Vox Motus into “Flight,” a groundbreaking, award-winning theatrical work. In this talk, Brothers shares her experience of the story’s double adaptation. What considerations governed the decisions to carry out the new forms? What might be lost, and what might be gained? 

Speakers
  • Caroline Brothers, Author "Hinterland" (Bloomsbury, 2011), Individuals
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
In conversation with
  • Piia Mustamaki, Lecturer of Writing, NYUAD

In Collaboration with

The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

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