Modern U, 2003

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Modern U. addressed the progressive ideas that helped shape Carleton University during its formative years, 1959 to 1972. These ideas were conveyed to a contemporary audience through a path of ten large graphics that were set against the architecture and infrastructure of the institution. Together with a walking map, accompanying text, and a website, Modern U. allowed the viewer to see anew the vision behind Carleton and, by extension, the social aspirations of Canada during the post-war years.

The Modern U. website, now hosted by the Carleton University Art Gallery, continues to provide a virtual tour of the exhibition as well as supplementary information, photographic images, and graphic animations:

Site 2: Lanark Residence















The Carleton University Art Gallery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
September 22nd – October 19th, 2003