CCA announces Fall 2023 program

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) recently announced its Fall 2023 program which includes exhibitions, public programs and workshops.

The Lives of Documents—Photography as Project. Visit to the studio of Armin Linke, 2023. (Photo credit: Stefano Graziani)

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) has recently announced its Fall 2023 program which aims to diversify perspectives to represent the realities of the architectural field.

The program, which is being offered in Montréal and beyond as well as online, includes the opening of the exhibition Far from Nostalgia, which is the second chapter in the Out of the Box series, dedicated to a prominent figure of modern architecture, Argentine architect Amancio Williams.

It also includes the opening of the Indigenous-led exhibition ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒧᑦ / Ruovttu Guvlui / Vers chez soi / Towards Home, which was presented at the CCA last year and is now travelling to the Architecture and Design Gallery – John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto and the exhibition Me conociste en un momento extraño de mi vida / You met me at a very strange time in my life, curated as part of the CCA c/o Buenos Aires program and presented at the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires.

The fall program also includes a series of conversations around the CCA’s latest publication Fugitive Archives: A Sourcebook for Centring Africa in Histories of Architecture in Montreal, London, and Johannesburg as well as screenings of its latest two short documentaries Where We Grow Older and To Remain in the No Longer at International film festivals and exhibitions in Rotterdam, Istanbul, Bordeaux, Bergen and Prague.

The CCA has also launched a series of open calls, including for articles for its upcoming web issue Keep Safe and for its different Research Fellowships.

This Fall, guests are also invited to check out the inaugural annual CCA Research Network Lecture Architecture As Public Concern; along with various public programs and workshops activating the main exhibition called The Lives of Documents – Photography as Project, which will be on display until April 7, 2024.

The fall program also includes a lecture by Italian photographer and filmmaker Armin Linke, a series of presentations and discussions called Documents of Displacement, featuring Montreal-based artists Pedro Barbáchano, Marisa Portolese, Jinyoung Kim and Victor Arroyo and screenings of films by Farah Al Qasimi and David Hartt, moderated by Joyce Joumaa, 2021–2022 CCA emerging curator and Hester Keijser, CCA’s curator of photography and new media.

There will also be an opportunity for guests to join the Bazar, which is the CCA’s annual garage sale.

For more information on the program and to view the full schedule, click here.