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a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le centre-ville de Montréal. Ensemble, ils peignent un portrait complexe de la ville - préoccupations qui se chevauchent et perspectives contradictoires, sur tout, de l'art à la gentrification, de la police à la protestation, et du tourisme au commerce.

a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le centre-ville de Montréal. Ensemble, ils peignent un portrait complexe de la ville - préoccupations qui se chevauchent et perspectives contradictoires, sur tout, de l'art à la gentrification, de la police à la protestation, et du tourisme au commerce.

Location:

Canada

Description:

a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le centre-ville de Montréal. Ensemble, ils peignent un portrait complexe de la ville - préoccupations qui se chevauchent et perspectives contradictoires, sur tout, de l'art à la gentrification, de la police à la protestation, et du tourisme au commerce.

Language:

English


Episodes

D10 - Luthier Saint-Michel pt 3 - violin play B

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:35

D9 - Luthier Saint-Michel pt 2 - violin play A

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:04:57

D8 - Luthier Saint-Michel pt 1 - Jules

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:54

D7 - Quartier des Spectacles - tourists - swings

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:16

D6 - Maison du développement durable - Robert pt 2

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:03:26

D5 - Maison du développement durable - Robert pt 1

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:36

D4 - Quartier des Spectacles - André

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:00

D3 - Place des Arts - security guard

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:00:47

D2 - Quartier des Spectacles - chess

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:01:12

D1 - Erotika - Dimitri

8/17/2020
Sex store worker Dimitri talks about the range of products sold by Erotika. He also talks about the changes the downtown area, moving away from sex tourism to accomodate art tourism. He comments on the various tyoes of people that pass through the area, and the relationship with the police. Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a...

Duration:00:02:57

D0 - Route D - St Catherine, West - Intro

8/17/2020
This is Route D This final collecion takes us West on St Catherine, round the Place des Arts, and up to Ontario St West, finishing at Luthiers St Michel Altogether, it lasts about 26 minutes. Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from...

Duration:00:01:29

C9 - Jardins Gamelin - Maxim

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:05:12

C8 - SPVM - policeman (anon)

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:02:15

C7 - Rene - homeless

8/17/2020
Rene talks about his experiences growing up and spending time in jail. He explains why he likes Montreal, and how he tries to avoid cops. He also discusses his 'good karma' sign, and his 'chaos' tattoo. Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on...

Duration:00:02:02

C6 - Fresh Paint Gallery - Adrien pt 3

8/17/2020
Project Manager Adrien discusses the shifts in street art, and the lack of subversive approaches in the artistic community. He suggests the mainstream movement is homogenising and instrumentalising street art, and that are shouldn't necessarily be consensual. It should question things. He also reflects that Under Pressure festival itself is lacking criticality, but suggests that there always needs to be a balance Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of...

Duration:00:03:07

C5 - Fresh Paint Gallery - Adrien pt 2

8/17/2020
Project Manager Adrien explains his fear that cultural development projects such as Jardins Gamelin and tourism will push marginalised people further away from the downtown area. He also acknowldges how they have made the spaces nicer. Adrien also argues that cultural investment needs to be distributed around the city rather than concentrated, but sees positives in the fact something is happening. Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio...

Duration:00:02:41

C4 - Fresh Paint Gallery - Adrien pt 1

8/17/2020
Project Manager Adrien talks about the activities of Fresh Paint gallery and the Under Pressure festival. He discusses how they relate to the downtown area and the existing communities, and suggests their approach differs from the Places des Arts and the Quartiers des Spactacles. He says how hard it is to work together across the community. Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through...

Duration:00:03:07

C3 - Metropolis - Guinevere

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:00:38

C2 - Metropolis - Nick

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:00:57

C1 - Metropolis - Bikers

8/17/2020
Part of 'Crossed Lines' a project by Sam Meech and Marilene Gaudet A series of short audio interviews with people living, working and passing through Montreal's downtown district. Together they paint a complex portrait of the city - overlapping concerns and conflicting perspectives, on everything from art to gentrification, policing to protest, sex to sustainability, and tourism to trade. Une série de courtes entrevues audio avec des personnes habitant, travaillant et passant dans le...

Duration:00:00:36