MONTREAL

MONTREAL

Montreal is an island, a city and a branding : "students' favourite city", "city of festivals", "city of multi-ethnic cohabitation", "cultural metropolis"... TRYSPACES Montreal brings together young people, researchers and partners from different backgrounds to explore the spatial practices of young people in the city.

Montreal is an island, a city and a branding : "students' favourite city", "city of festivals", "city of multi-ethnic cohabitation", "cultural metropolis"... TRYSPACES Montreal brings together young people, researchers and partners from different backgrounds to explore the spatial practices of young people in the city.

CASE STUDIES

Practices and tactics in the public space of young northern Montrealers

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Montreal-Nord is a former suburb of small middle classes. The borough is today inhabited by a heterogeneous population, but immigrant populations, often relatively disadvantaged compared to the rest of Montreal, predominate in the northeastern part of the area. This case study focuses on young people (girls and boys) in Montreal-Nord. We explore the spaces where […]

The Transgressive Practices of Adolescent Girls

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This case study focuses specificaly on adolescent girls, the public spaces that they use and their transgressive practices in Montreal What are adolescent girls’ practices in public spaces, and how do they transgress rules, norms and expectations? By adopting the posture of feminist studies that emphasize the co-construction of the physical environment, its symbolic meaning […]

Do or don’t ? Transgression and regulation of subversive behaviours in Montreal

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Photo credits: Mélissa Moriceau What is allowed in public space, what is not? The question seems simple, but in Montreal, the answer is not obvious. This case study examines the encounter between the transgressive practices of young people who more particularly express themselves artistically. We follow the graffiti artists who express themselves on Montreal’s walls, […]

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MapCollab

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They are personal stories, they are neighbourhood stories, they are transatlantic, anchored and mobile, diverse and generational perspectives.

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Ce sont des histoires personnelles, des histoires de quartier, des histoires transatlantiques, ancrées et mobiles, des perspectives diverses et générationnelles.

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