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Une gallerie d’affiches sous un viaduc – An poster gallery beneath an overpass

In Montréal, there is an autonomous gallery of posters, grafitti & tags on Parc Avenue north of Van Horne. Head north on sidewalk under the overpass of the east side. There are posters by #vivasnosqueremos, one by the Howl Arts Festival, a poster to liberate nearby Parc des Gorilles, one announcing Pervers/Cité, a nihilistic poster for the future, another against pipelines in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en people, and others. — À Montréal, il y a une gallerie autonome d’affiches, grafitti et tags sur avenue du Parc au nord de la rue Van Horne. Dirigez-vous vers le nord sur le trottoir...

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Exposition au Cégep Gérald-Godin avec Artéfacts du Printemps québécois

EXPOSITION / EXHIBIT « Contestation » : ses traces, son inspiration et ses luttes à venir 23-27 mars 2015 Cégep Gérald-Godin Plusieurs lieux dans le cégep 11e Rencontre Gérald-Godin (voir la programmation entière) 15615, boulevard Gouin Ouest Montréal (Québec) H9H 5K8 =====   === ATELIERS : mardi 24 mars 9h00-10h30, local 411 Visite commentée de l’exposition d’artéfacts contestataires qui est une mise en action d’une archive créée par David Widgington dans le cadre de son projet de recherche-création de maîtrise. Dans un premier temps, David fera une visite guidée des artéfacts/oeuvres avec Rachel Sarrasin (prof en Science politique) afin de...

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Québec Protest Banner In Active Circulation During NYC People’s Climate March

Last weekend, I drove to New York City to carry the banner for Montréal’s Chaotic Insurrection Ensemble (CIE) during the massive People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept 21, 2014. The CIE was invited to New York, with several other radical marching bands, by Brooklyn-based Rude Mechanical Orchestra (RMO) for two reasons: 1) to celebrate RMO’s 10th anniversary and 2) to have a musical presence within the People’s Climate March. The CIE has its own banner, which of course I brought but I decided to bring a second banner along, that I selected selected from the archive, to bring it back...

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Landmine Removal in Sudan Frees Land for Agriculture

[Montréal, Québec, Canada -2°C] In a previous post from Juba, Southern Sudan, I wrote about a UNICEF managed and CIDA-funded Mine Risk Education (MRE) programs. I visited program sites where local NGOs taught children and their elders about landmines that remain hidden near their villages. At the time, there were still more known minefields to clear than there were teams trained to clear them so the clearing process would take time. In the meantime, villagers are taught how to recognize landmines or unexploded ordnances and avoid them to remain safe until the dangers are cleared by the United Nations Mine...