CfFC have worked with Brighton Museum on the exhibition, ‘Gluck: Art and Identity’ based on the life of Sussex-based artist, Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein, 1895 – 1978).
Focused on the artist’s biography, garments, ephemera and artworks which have been donated to Brighton Royal Pavilion and Museums but not exhibited until now, Gluck defied convention by wearing masculine-style tailored clothing to construct and articulate powerful self-identities. The exhibition is part of a wider project 'Wear it Out' that explores the cultural heritage of dress of LGBTQI+ communities in Sussex (1917 – 2017) looking at how dress is used to express identities and sexualities of individuals who identify as LGBTQI+.
Wear it Out is funded by the Heritage Lottery fund.
Watch a short film where Martin talks about the Gluck collection at one of a series of Bitesize talks to accompany the exhibition.