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    Selfies From The Past: Celebrating A Birmingham Community’s Selfies From 40 Years Ago

    A 1979 photography project asked passers-by to take snaps of themselves using a makeshift studio built on a street in a multicultural Birmingham suburb. A new exhibition of the Handsworth Self Portrait images showcases how people interacted with the idea of the ‘selfie’ 40 years ago. Running on weekends from August to October 1979, the…