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Scan You Rock

Over the weekend of 22-23 April 2017 the Montreal graffiti community got together to celebrate Scaner, one of this city’s best and most respected writers/artists. For the occasion, the walls of the MPC Papers building on the corner of Cabot and Gilmore in the South West (a Montreal graffiti hotspot) were completely redone by over two dozens of Montreal’s best writers and artists, plus friends of Scaner’s who traveled from as far as the USA and Barcelona for the occasion. All in all, nearly 40 new pieces were created during the weekend, they are all shown in the gallery below.

The building where the event took place has been in the past the site of graffiti gatherings such as Meeting Of Styles/Can You Rock. This is why the event was unofficially dubbed with the pun Scan You Rock and the name stuck.

See also:
Wall2wallMTL photo spotlight on Scaner
pre-Scan You Rock photo gallery of the Cabot x Gilmore walls

Au cours du weekend du 22-23 avril 2017 la communauté graffiti montréalaise s’est réunie pour célébrer Scaner, un de nos meilleurs artistes dans ce domaine, et sans contredit un des plus respectés. Pour l’occasion, les murs de l’édifice MPC Papers au coin de Cabot et de Gilmore dans le sud-ouest (un hotspot graffiti de Montréal) ont été complètement refaits par au moins deux douzaines des meilleurs artistes montréalais du graffiti ainsi que par quelques amis graffeurs de Scaner qui sont venus d’aussi loin que des Etats-Unis et de Barcelone pour l’occasion. En tout, près d’une quarantaine de nouvelles pièces ont été créées au cours de cette fin de semaine, elles sont toutes présentées dans la gallerie ci-dessous.

L’édifice où l’événement a eu lieu a par le passé été le site de festivals graffiti tels que Meeting Of Styles/Can You Rock. C’est ainsi que quelqu’un a officieusement baptisé l’événement du jeu de mot Scan You Rock, et le nom est resté.

A voir aussi:
profil photo Wall2wallMTL sur Scaner
gallerie-photo des murs Cabot x Gilmore, pré-Scan You Rock


Cabot side

The celebrated man himself, Scaner.

Above Scaner’s piece is this bird of prey by Axe flying off with Scaner’s iconic ‘Mr Can Do’.

Hsix

Scaner’s crewmate in KG, Stare.

Eskae from Miami.

Roachi from Brooklyn via Sydney.

Hoacs from New York.

Soten from Copenhagen / New York.

Trace from New York.

Scaner’s crewmate in KG, Zek.

Jat from Brooklyn.

Harry Bones from Barcelona.

Musa from Barcelona.

Kemr from Boston.

Awe

ATWZ

Cemz (top) and Smak (ground level).

Nixon (top) and Sober (ground level).


Gilmore side

Jaker (top), Legal (middle) and Johste (ground).

Earth Crusher

The AG Crew‘s Snipes and Senk.

The 123Klan’s Scien.

The 123Klan’s Klor.

Scaner’s crewmate in KG, Jaber.

Sino

Narc

Shok

Pito

Skor

Some

Sewk

Kemt


building end

Fleo (blue), Dodo Osé (red letters) and Axe (character)

Transco – offices, roof and exterior

This post features all graffiti pieces done in the abandoned Transco’s offices, on its roof and exterior walls.

See also:

Cet article présente les pièces de graffiti faites dans les bureaux du complexe abandonné de la Transco, sur ses toits ainsi que sur ses murs extérieurs.

Voir aussi:


the offices / les bureaux

Opire

Lyfer

Bosny

Bosny

Debza

Algue

Algue

Algue

Rizek

Rizek

Neak

Neak and Bwet.

Bwet

Home

Home

Maek

Vest

Amigo

Resok


the roofs / les toits

Shok

Tuna

Tuna

Shok

Skor

Narc

Narc

Aero

Kemt

Shok

Skor

Skor throw.

Snok

Snok

Snok

Snok

Someone representing the 203 crew.

Flying Eric (left) and Algue (right)

Scaner

Scaner

Eskae

Hoacs

Hoacs

Looter

Zek

Zek

Zek flops

Zek flop

Jaber

Simo

Simo

Simo tags

Swarm

flops by Swarm and Fiuser

Fiuser

Haks

Aloke

Debza

Crops

Wase

KC Neuf

KC Neuf

KC Neuf

Resok

Rizek

Rest

Neak

Neak

Sapo

Noce

Inuit

unidentified artist


the exterior walls / les murs extérieurs

Snok

Snok outline

Snok outline

Shok

Block

Venise

Listen

This old Stikki Peaches wheatpaste was put up before any writer had even made it inside the Transco complex.

New graffiti November 2015

This post features photos of graffiti pieces created around Montreal during November 2015. Of course, even though this post is huge, it is just a fraction of what was produced in this city during that time – it is the best of what I was lucky enough to catch. If you want to see new works as soon as I photograph them, you can follow me on Instagram.

Cet article présente les meilleures pièces de graffitis produites à Montréal au cours de novembre 2015 et que j’ai eu la chance de trouver. Pour voir les nouvelles oeuvres aussitôt photographiées, vous êtes invités à me suivre sur Instagram.


Scaner heating up Rosemont.

Scaner in Hochelaga alley.

Scaner on the roof of the abandoned Transco.

More rooftop action by Scaner at the abandoned Transco.

Hoacs in Hochelaga alley.

Hoacs in Rosemont.

Rooftop Hoacs at the abandoned Transco.

More rooftop Hoacs at the abandoned Transco.

Eskae and Hoacs.

Eskae in Rosemont.

Eskae in a Hochelaga alley.

Rooftop Eskae at the abandoned Transco.

Two cold November quickies by Eskae (many others have been found).

Looter in a Hochelaga alley.

Looter in Rosemont.

Rooftop piece by Looter at the abandoned Transco.

Jaber in Rosemont.

Rooftop Jaber at the abandoned Transco.

Morz in Rosemont.

Sober in Rosemont.

Smak in Rosemont.

Pask in a Hochelaga alley.

Zek at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Above him is an older piece by Aces.

Another one by Zek at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Bright new Skor.

Skor, up the stairs backwards inside the abandoned Transco.

Shok inside the abandoned Transco.

Shok inside the abandoned Transco.

Skor again at the abandoned Transco.

Designed by Narc, bombed by Skor at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Narc at the abandoned Transco.

Narc in the same spot as above, reclaiming his spot.

Korb at the abandoned Transco.

Korb at the abandoned Transco.

Apashe at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

More Apashe at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Ten Yen in Rosemont. This was part of a jam also involving Ms Teri and Earth Crusher (see next 2).

Ms Teri in Rosemont. This was part of a jam also involving Ten Yen and Earth Crusher (see previous and next).

Earth Crusher in Rosemont. This was part of a jam also involving Ten Yen and Ms Teri (see previous 2).

Bosny inside the abandoned Transco.

Ratek (found next to Crane below).

Crane (found next to Ratek above).

Crane, from the same prod as Rouks and Omar below.

Rouks, from the same prod as above and below.

Omar/Royal, from the same prod as Crane and Rouks above.

Another one by Omar/Royal in Rosemont.

Skizo representing YKW in Rosemont.

Noper

Crane

Rouks (left) and Crane (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Rouks (left) and a double dose of Crane (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Rouks representing the Next Time Crew at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Scribe at the abandoned Transco.

Scribe in Rosemont.

Scribe in Rosemont, part of a jam on the theme of the recent raw sewage dump in the river (with next 3 pieces).

Algue in Rosemont, part of a jam on the theme of the recent raw sewage dump in the river (with piece above and next 2 ones).

Naimo in Rosemont, part of a jam on the theme of the recent raw sewage dump in the river (with two pieces above and next one).

Ekes in Rosemont, part of a jam on the theme of the recent raw sewage dump in the river (with previous 3 pieces).

Naimo behind the PSC legal graffiti wall. Throwies by Bank and Owk at the top are oldies.

Janek in upper Plateau found next to the Arose one below.

Arose in upper Plateau found next to the Janek one above.

Meor at the abandoned Transco.

Aces at the abandoned Transco

Aces (right) and EK7 (top of stairs) inside the abandoned Transco.

EK7 inside the abandoned Transco.

EK7 inside the abandoned Transco.

Serum inside the abandoned Transco.

Serum inside the abandoned Transco.

Serum inside the abandoned Transco.

Kwun in Rosemont.

Kwun at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Kwun again at the exact same spot as above.

More Kwun at the PSC legal graffiti wall, a counterpart to the piece by Legal below.

Legal at the PSC legal graffiti wall, a counterpart to the Kwun piece above it.

Someone representing KWB at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Dré aka Earth Crusher at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen (bottom centre).

Escro at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

More Escro at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Escro

Escro inside the abandoned Transco.

Fiuser going old school in Rosemont.

Simo found next to the above.

Hitem representing FLR crew in Rosemont.

Same spot as above, taken by Kelen.

Kelen again, this time at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

More Kelen, this one at the abandoned Transco.

Resok from YU8 at the abandoned Transco.

Resok from YU8 at the abandoned Transco.

Resok again, this time on roof of the abandoned Transco.

Kube in Rosemont.

Kube again, this time at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

More Kube at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

More Kube at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

More Kube, this one in the abandoned Transco.

More Kube (left), plus Lect (right), from the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Lect (left) and Ben (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

KC Neuf inside the abandoned Transco.

KC Neuf on roof of the abandoned Transco.

Vogue at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Vogue again, but at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Vogue at the PSC legal graffiti wall again, with Brun(?) on the right.

One more by Vogue.

Rizek inside the abandoned Transco.

Rizek inside the abandoned Transco.

Rizek inside the abandoned Transco.

Blek seen through an office window inside the abandoned Transco.

Rest inside the abandoned Transco.

Rest inside the abandoned Transco.

Home inside the abandoned Transco.

Home inside the abandoned Transco.

Duke inside the abandoned Transco.

Phantom Cat (left) and Hoser (right) in a Plateau alley.

Balis inside the abandoned Transco.

Beo inside the abandoned Transco.

War inside the abandoned Transco.

War (left) and unidentified (right) inside the abandoned Transco.

Sank (bottom centre) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Unidentified artist at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

St-Laurent|Clark back alley between Duluth and Des Pins

The back alley that runs behind the western side of St-Laurent is one of Montreal’s great hotspots for commissioned and non-commissioned street art. Two stretches of that alley are particularly interesting: the one from Laurier to St-Viateur (the subject of a separate post) and the one from Duluth to Des Pins which is covered here. Some of this city’s greatest artists have left their mark there in the form of big murals, smaller figurative pieces, great graffiti, wheatpastes, stencils and of course the unavoidable stickers.

Each segment of the alley has a different feel, so this post is divided accordingly. Follow me as we walk down from Duluth to Des Pins.

La ruelle se trouvant derrière le coté ouest de la rue St-Laurent est une des meilleures galeries à ciel ouvert à Montréal. Deux portions de cette ruelle sont particulièrement intéressantes: celle comprise entre les rues Laurier et St-Viateur (le sujet d’un différent article) et celle comprise entre Duluth et Des Pins, que nous traitons ici. Plusieurs parmi les meilleurs artistes à Montréal y ont laissé leur marque (commandée ou non) sous forme de murales et pièces figuratives de plus petite envergure, graffitis, pièces collées, pochoirs, et évidemment les inévitables autocollants.

La gallerie-photo ci-dessous est divisée en chapitres reflétant le caractère différent de chaque segment de cette portion de la ruelle. Suivez-moi dans cette marche de Duluth à Des Pins.


Duluth

The walk down the alley starts at the corner of Duluth. At the entrance of the alley, on Duluth itself, is this house featuring Waxhead, plus Gawd at the top of the latter six photos. Waxhead appears to love repainting the house once or twice a year. Photos below appear in chronological order, two from 2012, one from 2013, two from 2014 and three from 2015.

Notre marche commence au coin de la rue Duluth. A l’entrée de la ruelle, sur Duluth même, se trouve cette maison dont le frontispice a été peint par Waxhead, avec Gawd au dessus de la porte pour ce qui est des six dernières images. Waxhead semble aimer repeindre la maison une ou deux fois par année. Les photos ci-dessous sont présentées en ordre chronologique. Il y en a deux de 2012, une de 2013, deux de 2014 et trois de 2015.

2016 piece by Scribe next to the above house.


Duluth to Bagg

This short segment features mainly one big mural, smaller figurative pieces, a bit of pasting and lots of graffiti and tags.

Ce court segment inclut une grande murale, quelques pièces figuratives de plus petite envergure, quelques pièces collées et beaucoup de graffitis et tags.

Mural by Monk.e on the corner of Bagg.

Two pieces by Waxhead

Left: presumably Cryote
Right: someone from the WC crew.

Kat wheatpaste.

Kat wheatpaste.

Kat wheatpaste.

Lyfer

Antonio

Peams, with a bit of contribution from Scribe.

Blek

Blek

Kruz

It’s Alive

Miss Conduct

Stencil by Dookie3.

Left: stencil by Graffiti Knight on the ground, guarding the entrance of this segment of the alley
Right: wheatpastes by Futur Lasor Now (top) and Swarm (bottom)

Collaboration between Stela and Zu.

Another collaboration between Stela and Zu.

Left: wheatpaste by unidentified artist
Right: door featuring small paste-ups by Tava (top) and Swarm (bottom)

G.Knight poster.

G.Knight wheatpaste.

Starkey wood-up.

Unidentified artist.

Unidentified artist on the left, El Moot Moot on the right, with tags by Feros and Thief!, at the Duluth end of the alley.

El Moot Moot again, this time at the Bagg end of this segment of the alley. Also visible are a sticker and part of a wheatpaste by ROC514.

El Moot Moot.

Unidentified artist.

ROC514 (top) and Flavor (bottom).

ROC514 representing the KLC crew.

Sloast

Akym (left) and Lapin (right).

Lapin

Lapin (with LSNR?).

Paste-up by Ether TFB

Paste-up by unidentified artist

Poster by unidentified artist.

Poster by unidentified artist.

Stencil by unidentified artist

Canvas by Flavor tied to a post.


Bagg to St-Cuthbert

This segment features mostly great graffiti as well as big figurative pieces.

Ce segment est caractérisé par un grand nombre de graffitis de qualité et quelques grandes pièces figuratives.

Different views of the Bagg end of the alley in early 2014 (above) and late 2014 (below). Main artist seen here is presumably Axe.

Her, Seker, Sirvis and others.

Further into the alley, Emske at the forefront.

Piece by Jaber at the forefront.

Naimo

Hitem‘s companion piece to the Naimo one above

Meor

Usem

Jaws

Narc

Kzam

Jaws in the same spot as his other piece above, but about a week later.

Narc in the same spot as his other piece above, but about a week later.

Kzam in the same spot as his other piece above, but about a week later.

Off-muralfest piece by Beaf

Vogue

Ason

Bask

Maine aka Secret beneath the Bask one seen above.

Zeyo(?)

Noka

Dolar

Getsa

Herlen

Herlen as above, but one week later.

One Tulip and Nems for Orgasthme.

Nems representing Orgasthme.

One Tulip representing Orgasthme.

Mokyt

Arcel

Further into the alley, view from 2012. At the top: Waxhead and perhaps other members of the then Wzrds Gng, Gawd, then more Waxhead. Photo © Aline M.

Same wall as above, in 2014, with new graffiti at the bottom, graffiti over most of the top, and new creature by Waxhead at the end (close-up below).

The Waxhead piece in 2013 (left) and in 2014 (right). Left photo © Mr Mocha.

The Waxhead piece seen in the 2012 photo above was later covered by graffiti from Dré aka Earth Crusher.

(photo © Aline M)

Further into the alley.

Above and below: same wall, different times.

Regimental One Ton (left) and Waxhead (right).

Cryote and Stela at the time for the Wzrds Gng (left) and Zoids (right), in 2012. Everything but the graffiti at the top has since been painted over (see next). Photo © Aline M.

For many years this garage door was covered with a piece by Peru143. The yellow and red throwie on the right is by Wastoids, Peru143’s ‘crew’.

Same spot as above, redone by Turtle Caps. Above the door is a new fat throwie by Sake and to the right the older throwie by Peru143‘s Wastoids. Also visible are tags by Omen and others.

After Turtle Caps redid the above garage door, it was consistently vandalised by taggers. A turf war ensued, with each party going over each other within a day or two. This is the third version of Turtle Caps’ contribution.

See above. This is something like Turtle Caps‘ seventh version of this door. Notice the new Waxhead piece on the left.

Turtle Caps‘s eighth version of the above garage door.

Turtle Caps in the same spot as above, one year later.

A Positive Creation by Chris Dyer on the left and wheatpastes by Turtle Caps top right.

Same spot as above, after Chris Dyer repaired and slightly altered his piece. Chris’ brother Peru143 filled the space to his right.

El Moot Moot.

El Moot Moot (left) and Waxhead (right)

Group piece featuring Waxhead (left and barely visible in bottom corner), Turtle Caps (above ladder), Futur Lasor Now (above door), Deadliest Rosa (middle bottom), Loks (right) and El Moot Moot (right wall).

SBU One and MSHL (see next).

Wzrds Gng crawling over the SBU One and MSHL wall seen above.

Germdee

Germdee

Germdee

Germdee

Deko

Huge Sake throwie

Hitem

Kzam

Jaws

Devil

Balis

Arcel

Beeforeo aka Bfour (bottom) and Scaner (top); the Scaner piece is still there but not the bottom part (photo © Aline M).

Scaner

Graffiti by Soma and LS (Eles)

Wheatpaste by Kat

Pasted poster by Kat

Stencil by Graffiti Knight on the ground, guarding the entrance of this segment of the alley

Scaner

Scaner flop.

Some (left) and Maps (right).

Jester

Unidentified artist.

Naia sticker (left) and Scaner paste-up (right).

Left: Turtle Caps wheatpaste at the end of this segment of the alley
Right: ROC514

Unknown artist

Left: small stencil from Damon
Right: hand-drawn piece by unidentified artist

Quickie by Eskae.

Lapin

Figurative tags by Loopkin.

Poster by Elsol25. Also visible bottom left is a small paste-up by Gwan (see next).

Gwan paste-up.

The Edgy Way poster

Piece by Ali in the middle of this segment of the alley.


St-Cuthbert

As we cross St-Cuthbert over to the next segment of the alley, contributions to the Mural Festival can be seen on the lateral wall of a St-Laurent pawn shop. Shown below is KG’s (Scaner and Axe) contribution to the 2014 edition of the festival, which replaced the piece done by WZRDS GNG for the 2013 edition (also shown below). Until 2012 this wall only featured tags and uninteresting graffiti.

Alors que nous traversons St-Cuthbert vers le prochain segment de la ruelle, nous sommes en mesure de voir une des contributions au Festival Mural sur le mur lateral d’un pawn shop de la rue St-Laurent. La gallerie-photo ci-dessous inclut la contribution du collectif KG (Scaner, Axe, etc) à l’édition 2014 ainsi que la contribution du collectif WZRDS GNG à l’édition 2013 du festival. Avant sa sélection comme canevas par le Festival Mural, ce mur ne présentait que des tags et graffitis sans grand intérêt.

KG’s (Scaner, Axe, etc) collective contribution to the 2014 edition of the Mural Festival. Lateral view above and back view below.

WZRDS GNG‘s collective contribution to the 2013 edition of the Mural Festival. Lateral view above and back view below.

Stela‘s signature Starchild is recognizable in this photo © Vitrolaeletrica.


St-Cuthbert to Roy

Omen‘s contribution to the 2013 edition of the Mural Festival was visible (until it was replaced with a new mural; see next) from this segment of the alley just as much as from St-Laurent, through a parking space accessible from both sides. At the bottom of the mural are graffiti pieces by Omen and Five Eight.

The above Omen mural was replaced by one from Nychos for the 2015 edition of Mural Festival.

Great piece by Nixon.

Waxhead (left) and Foxtwat (right) on doors.

Two smaller pieces by other members of the then Wzrds Gng, perhaps Cryote.

Waxhead (top) and Lyfer (bottom)

Bosny

Legal on letters and Jmoe on characters.

Haks

Elsol25

Elsol25 in the same spot as above, one week later.

Secret

Cons

Deep

Deep

Block

Zek

Ether

Meor

Ratur(?) in same spot as image above.

Block

Dear graffiti.

Lyfer

Lyfer(?)

PH crew, Aper, etc.

View from 2012 (photo © Aline M).

Begor from KHB.

VC crew graffiti.

Futur Lasor Now wheatpaste (right) and unidentified artist (left)