A Queer Blindspot: Terror and Wonder at the British Library

I visited the British Library’s new exhibition, ‘Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination’ last week and don’t think I’ve ever had such strong feelings about an exhibition. The objects are beautiful and plentiful – the exhibition covers so much in terms of content and time-scale. It’s aesthetically breathtaking, and as with Georgians Revealed, hosted in the same…

Berlin 2013: Diversity Destroyed

As 2013 comes to a close, so too does Berlin’s year-long project, Zerstörte Vielfalt (Diversity Destroyed). The city has seen numerous temporary exhibitions, events, urban memorials and explorations of life stories relating to the culling of diversity by the Nazi regime in the years following 1933, aiming to celebrate the diversity of Berlin today and commemorate the…