Thrill your tongue with a fun-flavoured lube designed to evoke the taste of the eroticised fairground.
Typically, sex refers to beautiful women (and increasingly, handsome men) that are used to lure in a viewer, reader or listener, despite a tenuous a non-existent link to the brand being advertised. This underlying, pre-programmed disposition to respond to sexual imagery is so strong, it has been used for over 100 years in advertising.
Hartmann has championed this hands-on approach since taking over as director last June.
“Museums are often thought of as places that ‘hold’ stuff.
To illustrate the rich history of fairground eroticism and to help provide the cultural context for this exhibition, Bompas & Parr collaborated with Professor Vanessa Toulmin, Director of the UK National Fairground Archive.
To learn more about the historical context behind this exhibition, please read Toulmin’s, As Graceful As They Were Disgraceful: Eroticism and the Fairground.