Menzies Podcast: Yaron Lifschitz In Conversation

Episode 04.2021: Yaron Lifschitz In Conversation

Yaron Lifschitz is the Artistic Director and CEO of Circa, the renowned contemporary circus company based in Brisbane. His work has been seen in 40 countries and across six continents by over one million people.

As the director of Tubular Bells, which showed in London during the summer of 2021, he has been a significant contributor to the UK/Australia Season.

In this discussion with Menzies co-director Martin Thomas, Lifschitz talks about the ideas and philosophy that shape his practice.


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Series Producers: Professor Martin Thomas and Dr Béatrice Bijon

Both Thomas and Bijon have long experience as researchers and lecturers, and previously collaborated as producers of Etched in Bone (Ronin Films), a documentary film shot in Arnhem Land about the theft and repatriation of Indigenous human remains. The film had its UK premiere at the Menzies.

Thomas has been based at the ANU School of History since 2010 and is a regular interviewer for the oral history program at the National Library of Australia. Bijon was curator of the National Library’s centenary exhibition on women’s suffrage in 2018, a project she oversaw alongside lecturing in the ANU School of Literature, Language and Linguistics.

Produced by the Menzies Australia Institute at King's College London, in partnership with the Australian Studies Institute at the Australian National University in Canberra.

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