The Real Truth. A World’s Fair
28 July to 19 August 2012


Exhibition views

Exhibition view 

Photograph by Eva Herzog

New York World’s Fair 1939–40, 1939–40

Silent, colour

28 minutes

 

The World’s Fair: August 1940, 1940

Silent, colour

4 minutes

 

To New Horizons, 1940

Silent, colour

23 minutes


The Medicus Collection: New York World’s Fair, 1939–40, 1939–40

Silent, colour; 3 screens

6 hours

 

Photograph by Eva Herzog

World's fair memorabilia

Collection of Suzanne Treister

Photograph by Eva Herzog

World’s fair postcards, 1900–84

Collection of Suzanne Treister

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

World’s fair postcards, 1900–84

Collection of Suzanne Treister

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Wall drawing of Tim Berner's Lee diagram of the World Wide Web

Suzanne Treister

Photograph by Eva Herzog

The Real Truth: A World's Fair, Raven Row, 2012 

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Wall drawing 

Suzanne Treister

Photography by Eva Herzog

Lutz Dammbeck

Das Netz (The Net), 2003

121 minutes

Photograph by Eva Herzog

The Last Enemy, 2008

BBC television series, 5 episodes

Episode 1; 85 minutes

Episodes 2–5; 65 minutes

Photograph by Eva Herzog

Jon Bewley’s ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Library

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Jon Bewley’s ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Library

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Fifth Estate Magazine (1965–2012) Library

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Fifth Estate Magazine (1965–2012) Library

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Military/Intelligence Recruitment Library

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Peter Foldes

Portrait of Professor Anthony Blunt Reading, 1947

Inkjet print; digital reproduction of oil on canvas

(61 x 50.8 cm)

Courtesy The Courtauld Gallery Collection, London

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Lynn Hershman Leeson

Strange Culture, 2007

75 minutes

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

 

Robert Rydell

Crystal Palaces, Crystal Balls and Crystal-Clear Illusions of Progress:

From World’s Fairs to the World Wide Web

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Robert Rydell

Crystal Palaces, Crystal Balls and Crystal-Clear Illusions of Progress:

From World’s Fairs to the World Wide Web

Photograph by Bernard G Mills

 

Menu for refreshments following Robert Rydell's talk 

Photograph by Bernard G Mills  

Refreshments by Ollie Hogan following Robert Rydell's talk 

Photograph by Bernard G Mills

Refreshments by Ollie Hogan following Robert Rydell's talk 

Photograph by Bernard G Mills

 

John Zerzan

The Murderous Idolatry of the Future; Anarcho-Primitivism and the End of Technology

Photograph by Eva Herzog

John Zerzan

The Murderous Idolatry of the Future; Anarcho-Primitivism and

the End of Technology

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

John Zerzan's memorabilia

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

John Zerzan's memorabilia

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Recital from memory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Monica Ross

Photograph by Eva Herzog

Jim Channon

Go Planet! A Strategic Visionary Story and Art for the Next

Military Century!

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Jim Channon

Go Planet! A Strategic Visionary Story and Art for the Next Military Century!

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Jim Channon's memorabilia

Photograph by Eva Herzog

Richard Thieme

A Wilderness of Mirrors: Conspiracy Theories and the Necessary

Counter-Intelligence of Everyday Life

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Richard Thieme's memorabilia

Photograph by Eva Herzog

 

Richard Thieme's memorabilia

Photograph by Eva Herzog