‘Glass Man’ with his preparator Tschackert, 1935.
Photo by Max Ehlert.
Copyright Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden and Ullsteinn Bild.
Marres, centre for contemporary culture
24 October 2010 – 30 January 2011
The coming exhibition investigates the both fascinating and dramatic background of the notion hygiene. How did this word transform from a scientific concept into a global movement? How was it subsequently used by the National Socialism in Nazi-Germany and the socialism of the former DDR as an essential part of both ideologies?
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