#CenturyOfChange

Fair representation? LGBTQ+ in 20th-century photography and film

The path toward fair representation of LGBTQ+ people has proven to be a long and daunting one. In this blog, we look at the representation of the LGBTQ+ community in photography and film throughout the 20th Century.

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Processing trauma on screen: the Polish Film School

Let’s take a peek on how social changes of the 20th century have been reflected on pellicule.

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Rosh Hashanna: hoping for a sweet new year

When most people think of September, thoughts of crisp autumn days and children returning to school come to mind. However, for Jews around the world, the beginning of autumn is also the time of the Jewish New Year (or Rosh Hashanna in Hebrew) – this year celebrated from September 18-20.

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From airport to artport: How changes in aviation policies introduced art to the airport

Brian Eno’s Music for Airports not only became a starting point for the ambient music genre, but was also at the vanguard of another trend: that of increasingly integrating art in the airport landscape.

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Travel gear for globetrotters throughout the 20th Century

How the emerging travel industry inspired trends in fashion and accessories in the 20th century.

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Being pampered by the pool: spas and wellness resorts in the 20th Century

Explore the healing effects of fresh spring water, mud baths and saunas throughout the 20th Century.

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Elixirs, tonics, diets and cornflakes: peddling health during the 20th Century

From the very start of the 20th century, nutrition was considered as essential to well-being as physical exercise, with food being seen as a key to good health.

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