Canadian Centre for Architecture: Journeys exhibition

Here are some interesting projects about mobility associated with the CCA’s Journeys exhibition.

This is an online (evergreen/legacy) project of stories relating to mobility emerging from the exhibition: the “Infinity Index.”

Craig Leonard 'Mobile Homes', 2006

Here is more information about the Journeys exhibition generally – it focuses on communities and goods that must move. I was particularly intrigued by the international cucumber regulations and the presentation of the Newfoundland resettlement story. If you are interested in the Newfoundland resettlement story, here’s a link to artist Craig Leonard’s website, which I found on the Infinity Index, plus a link to a video he made about how to float a house – there are more videos at the CCA’s exhibition, and MUN has lots of information about this very Canadian story of mobility.

I was also sorry to miss every last one of the CCA’s workshops on Storytellings so far.  It’s not too late to catch next week’s on the L’idée du Nord.


About M.E. Luka

Mary Elizabeth (“ME”) Luka is a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar, HASTAC Scholar, and doctoral candidate (ABD) in the Joint Program in Communication at Concordia University, where she’s probing the meaning and potential of “creative citizenship,” including the work of artists and creative producers in daily life. Her scholarly research and teaching interests focus on production practices and creativity in cultural media production and more generally the creative and cultural industries, and the intriguing dynamics—and networks—generated at the intersection of the arts, broadcasting and digital production. Currently, Luka is teaching a graduate course in media, culture & society at Mount Saint Vincent University. In addition, ME is an award-winning producer and director for television and digital media as well as an experienced consultant in art, culture and media. She is an active leadership volunteer, including as Vice-Chair of Arts Nova Scotia, the new funding body for many artists and arts organizations in the province. For fun, she likes - umm - art, culture, and media, as well as travel, friends and family. @meluka01 |
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