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 […]

NEWS

Re-present the social spaces of young people

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Did you miss the social mapping workshop with aboriginal youth to re-present their social spaces in the city? No problem, the content and methodology have been put together in a […]

Re-présenter les espaces sociaux des jeunes

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Vous avez manqué l’atelier de cartographie sociale réalisée avec des jeunes autochtones pour re-présenter leurs espaces sociaux en ville? Pas de problème, le contenu et la méthodologie ont été rassemblés dans […]

Pointe-aux-Trembles parks seen by local teenagers

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During November and December 2019, Sarah-Maude Cossette (TRYSPACES intern) and Nathalie Boucher (R.E.s.P.I.R.E partner) hosted a series of four workshops at the Pointe-aux-Trembles youth centre to bring together local teenage […]

Les parcs de Pointe-aux-Trembles vus par des adolescentes du quartier

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Au cours des mois de novembre et de décembre 2019, Sarah-Maude Cossette (stagiaire TRYSPACES) et Nathalie Boucher (partenaire Respire) ont animé à la maison des jeunes de Pointe-aux-Trembles une série […]

2nd workshop in Pointe-aux-Trembles: how is the experience of teenage girls toward neighborhood’s parks?

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On November 21th at the Maison des jeunes de Pointe-aux-Trembles, the second of a series of four workshops was held to bring together teenage girls from the neighbourhood around their […]

2e atelier à Pointe-aux-Trembles: quelles expériences des parcs vécues par les adolescentes?

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Le 21 novembre dernier à la Maison des jeunes de Pointe-aux-Trembles avait lieu le deuxième atelier d’une série de quatre visant à rassembler les adolescentes du quartier autour de leur expérience des parcs […]

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