‘Speed Limits’ curated by Schnapp


Speed Limits

May 19 – October 12, 2009
*The opening takes place on Tuesday, May 19 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, followed by the post-vernissage from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) (Montreal)
Curated by Jeffrey T. Schnapp

The exhibition addresses the pivotal role played by speed in modern life: from art to architecture and urbanism to graphics and design to economics to the material culture of the eras of industry and information. It marks the centenary of the foundation of the Italian Futurist movement and is curated by Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Stanford Humanities Lab.

Speed Limits is co-organised by the CCA, Montréal, and the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach.

Opening: Tuesday, 19 May, 6 – 8 pm
Post-vernissage: Tuesday, 19 May, 8 – 11 pm

Gallery Talk
Thursday, 21 May, 7 pm
Curator Jeffrey T. Schnapp and exhibition designer Michael Maltzan discuss the exhibition.

A gallery talk about the exhibition will be given by curator Jeffrey T. Schnapp and exhibition designer Michael Maltzan on Thursday, May 21 at 7:00pm.


C’était un rendez-vous numerique (2009) may be viewed here, on artist Matteo Bittiani’s website

Centre canadien d’architecture: changement d’époque, changement de vitesse

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