Our temporary exhibitions draw on the National PhotographyCinematography and Television Collections in our care, and complement our permanent galleries.

  • Solenoglypha polipodida from the Fauna series by Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera, 1987. © Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera

    Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger than Fiction

    20 November 2014 - 5 February 2015

    Using the visual languages of journalism, advertising, museum displays and scientific journals, these convincing yet subversive and deadpan works are an investigation into photography's authority and our inclination to believe what we see. Exhibition highlights include astonishing photographs of mermaid fossils and incredible reports of mysterious fauna...

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