This exhibition presents a record of the homes of people across the globe who still live life on the move.
From the tundra to the tropics, in the seas, deserts and across the plains diverse nomadic lifestyles are under threat. The effects of climate change, the encroachment of sedentary populations and competition for natural resources are all taking their toll.
The exhibition examines how these ancient cultures are adapting to meet the ever-changing challenges they face. Photographs and films show examples of how over 30 million nomadic people in the world today have adapted to life on the move.
Visitors can experience the tented home of a nomadic Moroccan Berber and trace the evolution of the tent from the dawn of architecture to the yurts, tipis, black tents, and bush shelters in use today.