The Yiddish Book Center's
Wexler Oral History Project
A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
Exploring My Family's History In My Art
Leela Corman, graphic artist, talks about depicting her family's story of survival in her art and the impossible challenge of representing someone else's trauma.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leela Corman.
This excerpt is in English.
Leela Corman was born in Massachusetts in 1972.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
"Who Your People Are Shifts": The Multifaceted Nature of American Identity
1 min 56 sec
Slide 6 of 7
"In Some Ways I'm Just Faking It": Behind Details of Leela Corman's Unterzakhn
2 min 21 sec
Slide 2 of 7