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

Aboriginal Youth in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke: Social Spaces and Aboriginalization of the City

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This case study aims to bring out the narrative maps of the different spaces (social, political, cultural, digital, physical, etc.) of the youth of the Aboriginal community of Montreal/Tiohtià:ke. These spaces are understood as being primarily relational. The objective is to understand how young people appropriate Montreal’s space and how they perceive, experience, practise and […]

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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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, and who attend comedy […]

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Co-creating a web documentary: the Montreal-North’s Youth Project

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In August 2019, the youth involved in TRY-MTL’s project joined our partners CRÉO and Affordances for a three days of co-creation for the production of the first web documentary of […]

Co-créer un webdocumentaire: le projet des jeunes de Montréal-Nord

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Au mois d’août 2019, les jeunes impliqués dans le projet TRY-MTL se sont joints à nos partenaires CRÉO et Affordances afin de réaliser trois jours de co-création en vue de […]

Montreal-North seen and told by the youth

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In the winter and spring of 2019, several meetings and workshops were held with the six youth involved in the TRYMTL project and the research team with our partner Librairie […]

Montréal-Nord vu et raconté par les jeunes

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À l’hiver et au printemps 2019, plusieurs rencontres et ateliers ont eu lieu entre les six jeunes impliqués dans le projet TRYMTL et l’équipe de recherche, chez notre partenaire la […]

Youth Network Chair 2.0 version

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The Youth Network Chair (YRC) has just launched its new website. Maria-Eugenia Longo, Nicole Gallant and Julie-Anne Boudreau, three TRYSPACES researchers, are part of this new research network that focuses […]

Chaire-réseau Jeunesse version 2.0

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La Chaire-réseau Jeunesse (CRJ) vient tout juste de lancer son nouveau site web. Maria-Eugenia Longo, Nicole Gallant et Julie-Anne Boudreau, trois chercheuses de TRYSPACES, font partie de ce nouveau réseau […]

Dans la vi(ll)e : second meeting with Nathalie Boucher

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Urban anthropologist Nathalie Boucher is invited to present her work on the urban dwellers of public spaces in Los Angeles, Australia, Taiwan and Canada, with the objective of sharing knowledge […]

Dans la vi(ll)e : Rencontre 2 avec Nathalie Boucher

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Anthropologue urbaine, Nathalie Boucher est invitée à présenter son travail sur les citadins des espaces publics de Los Angeles, de l’Australie, de Taïwan et du Canada, avec l’objectif de partager […]

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