In the Desert of Modernity - The Exhibition

2008, Aug 29 — Oct 26

The exhibition presents architectural and urban projects that were developed in the 1950s and 1960s in North Africa and Western Europe against a background of colonial governance, anti-colonial struggles and trans-national migration. It tells the stories of the inhabitants, architects, colonial administrators and scientists who were involved in the controversy surrounding modernity and modernisation. It examines the contradictions of colonial modernism as well as the forms of resistance to it.

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