PAST IS PROLOGUE

Filtering Through the Ages

Humanity’s obsession with their own image

What do these filters say about us, our hopes and fears?

Since records began, and probably long before that, humans have been obsessed with their own image. You could be forgiven for thinking this obsession has started recently: Facebook, Instagram, the thrill of seeing your image pop up momentarily on Snapchat, wondering who in the world saw it and…