Rarely can a single year be described as an era. That is how we think of 1968. Romantic and heroic for the left, vilified and derided by the right, with majority opinions somewhere inbetween, 1968, half a century old lingers on in our social memory as a momentous revolutionary date in cultural history, of valiant protests demanding equality and freedoms, confronted by state repression on both sides of the Cold War.
How is it remembered in our online media?
A documentary exhibition curated by Summerhall includes bits of memorabilia with a noticeboard board for the public to attach their mementos of that formative time.