Towards a Foreign Land

From A New Country to a Young Canada
Yugoslav Immigration in the 1920s

Exhibition information alongside a photograph of a young man.

February 22 to May 5, 2024

Guest curator Milovan Mracevich explores the lives of Yugoslav citizens who came to Canada in the 1920s. Drawing upon photographs and documents contained in the files of Yugoslav citizens who turned to their consulate in Montreal for help, he depicts the dramas, tragedies, and successes of individual immigrants who came to Canada from Yugoslavia from 1925 to 1930.

Exhibition graphic design by Ljiljana Dinić (Novi Sad, Serbia)

Photographs and documents provided by the Archives of Yugoslavia (Arhiv Jugoslavije) in Belgrade, Serbia.