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Mass Observation Exhibition: Photographers Gallery

“Mass Observation (MO) was founded in 1937 as a radical experiment in social science, art and documentary.
Its founders aimed to create a new kind of realism in response to the economic and political conditions leading up to World War 2.

The Archive, currently held at the University of Sussex, consists of extensive written accounts of daily life, ephemera and photographs, while other works now form part of national museum collections.”
Visit The Keep – get the train from Brighton to Falmer.

This is a fascinating insight into what real people where thinking about their society in the past.

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Mass Observation Exhibition: Photographers Gallery

Mass Observation Exhibition: Photographers Gallery

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10th November 2013