Exhibiting Nation: Multicultural Nationalism (and Its by Caitlin Gordon-Walker

By Caitlin Gordon-Walker

Canada’s model of nationalism celebrates range – as long as it doesn’t problem the cohesion, authority, or legitimacy of the nation. Caitlin Gordon-Walker explores this stress among team spirit and variety in 3 nationally famous museums, associations that needs to make judgments approximately what counts as “too assorted” so as to have fun who we're as a humans and kingdom via shows, courses, and layout. even if the contradictions that lie on the center of multicultural nationalism have the capability to constrain political engagement and discussion, the sensory feasts on show in Canada’s museums supply an area for electorate to either query and renegotiate the bounds in their nationwide vision.

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