By Rhona Richman Kenneally,Johanne Sloan
Expo sixty seven, the world's reasonable held in Montreal through the summer season of 1967, introduced structure, artwork, layout, and know-how jointly right into a glittering sleek package deal. Heralding the appropriate urban of the longer term to its viewers, the Expo website was once perceived via critics as a laboratory for city and architectural layout in addition to for cultural trade, meant to reinforce international realizing and overseas cooperation. This selection of essays brings new serious views to Expo sixty seven, an occasion that left in the back of an important fabric and imaginitive legacy.
The individuals to this quantity mirror quite a few interdisciplinary ways and deal with Expo sixty seven throughout a vast spectrum starting from structure and movie to extra ephemeral markers similar to postcards, menus, pavilion screens, or the uniforms of the hostesses hired at the website. jointly, the essays discover problems with nationalism, the interaction of culture and modernity, twentieth-century discourse approximately city adventure, and the iconic influence of Expo 67's technological experimentation. Expo sixty seven: not only a Souvenir is a compelling exam of a world's reasonable that had a profound influence in the neighborhood, nationally, and internationally.
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Expo 67: Not Just a Souvenir (Cultural Spaces) by Rhona Richman Kenneally,Johanne Sloan