Seeing these sharp-focused pictures at the workshops produces bewildering distortions of time for me: they make a moment from 65 years or longer ago seem vivid and present, and then suddenly I am overtaken by how much our societies have changed since then. It's as if you're sitting in a house when someone throws open a door, revealing a room that you didn't know was there. In that room you see a group of people dressed in styles from a previous generation. You look in surprise at them, and they look back equally amazed. Then someone slams the door shut, and you're not sure what it was exactly that you just saw, or whether you saw anything at all.
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