Ken Russell

The Rest is Noise Festival: PARIS - Southbank Centre

Shock, glamour and experiments In the years surrounding the First World War, Paris exerted an irresistible pull for artists, intellectuals and sophisticates the world over. In 1909 Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes arrived in town and rocked the world. In 1

The Rest is Noise Festival: THE RISE OF NATIONALISM - Southbank Centre

Folk roots and new nations With the collapse of Imperial domination, new nations were emerging, keen to promote their national culture and history, and old ones were looking anew at their rich heritage. Frequently, they wished to escape the shadow of G