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Tributes to Scaner

This post is a photo gallery of tributes to Scaner that have appeared in Montreal since the writer passed away on 9 September 2017. Most of the creations are by writers doing Scan’s name, but I also found a few street art/figurative pieces celebrating Montreal’s graffiti king.

Artists did not wait for Scaner to be gone before celebrating him. A section at the end of this post features pieces honouring him after the news came out that he was terminally ill.

Related posts:
photo spotlight on Scaner’s work
Scan You Rock
Time Is Gold

Voici une gallerie-photo d’hommages à Scaner trouvés à Montréal depuis le décès de ce dernier le 9 septembre 2017. La majorité des créations sont par des graffeurs écrivant le nom de Scaner, mais j’ai aussi trouvé quelques pièces de street art et autres pièces figuratives célébrant celui que la communauté Montréalaise du graff appelle son ‘king’.

Certains artistes n’ont pas attendu le départ de Scaner pour le célébrer. Une section au bas de cet article présente des pièces en son honneur créées après que la nouvelle se soit répandue qu’il ne lui restait que peu de temps.

Articles connexes:
gallerie-photo de l’oeuvre de Scaner
Scan You Rock
Time Is Gold


Huge chrome tribute done on an Art Gang wall the weekend of Scaner‘s funeral. According to them, contributors include Kem5, Selek, Bacon, Stare, Tens, Snikr, Smak and Some.

This huge Scaner tribute on an abandoned Plateau house was done a day or two after Scaner passed away. Artists asked to remain anonymous.

Tribute to Scaner by Sober, Benny Wilding, Mersh, Tyke and Sage at the 2017 edition of the Lachine graffiti jam.

One more tribute from the 2017 edition of the Lachine graffiti jam, this one by Johste at ground level and Joek above.

Huge tribute produced by Art Gang, desinged by Scaner himself and done by Snipes and Senck.

One more segment of the above Art Gang tribute, this one on the front of the building.

Tribute to Scaner by Casper in Hochelaga. Also visible above is Amonizer.

By Serack in Hochelaga. Presumably also involves Axe.

Kane‘s tribute at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Crazy Apes tribute truck side by Korb done during the 2017 edition of the Hip Hop You Don’t Stop festival. See below for other sides.

The opposite side to the above Crazy Apes tribute truck is by Narc. See below for more.

The back door of the above Crazy Apes tribute truck is by Fezat.

One more Scaner tribute truck from the 2017 edition of Hip Hop You Don’t Stop, this one by K6A artists. This side is by Fleo, scroll down for the other sides.

This is Monk.e‘s side of the above K6A tribute truck to Scaner. See below for more.

The back of the above K6A tribute truck to Scaner was done by Earth Crusher / Dré.

Tribute by Axe in the South West.

Tribute by Astro at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel. If you look closely you can make out the letters of Scan‘s name amongst the characters.
(Also visible above is an older piece by Kare)

Chrome tribute by Tuna on an abandoned Plateau house.

Chrome tribute in the Plateau, artist unidentified.

Tribute by Meor in a Plateau alley.

Pest doing Scaner‘s iconic Mr Can Do at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel.

Clever tribute to Scaner by Arek found at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Chrome tribute to Scaner by Ekual in an abandoned place in Côte des Neiges.

Tribute by Lect found at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel.

Tribute by an unidentified writer, found at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Tribute by Lost Claws in the form of a wheatpaste beneath one of Scaner‘s Mr Can Do’s.

Sticker tribute, unidentified artist.


Before

Some artists did not wait for Scaner to be gone before celebrating him. This section features pieces honouring him after the news came out that he was terminally ill.

Certains artistes n’ont pas attendu le départ de Scaner pour le célébrer. Cette section présente des pièces en son honneur créées après que la nouvelle se soit répandue qu’il ne lui restait que peu de temps.

Tribute by Yekso whilst in town for the 2017 edition of Under Pressure.

By Shok in an empty lot.

Monk.e on letters and Tibúron on character, in Rosemont.

Small piece by Persue dedicated to Scaner, next to an actual throw by the celebrated artist.

Skor doing Scaner‘s name at the Papineau legal graffiti wall. This was actually done a bit more than a year before Scaner passed away.

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New graffiti April 2016

This post features photos of graffiti pieces created around Montreal during April 2016 and that 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 meilleurs graffitis créés à Montréal au cours d’avril 2016 et que j’ai eu la chance de trouver et photographier. Pour voir les nouvelles oeuvres aussitôt photographiées, vous êtes invités à me suivre sur Instagram.


Scaner in upper Plateau.

Smak in upper Plateau next to the Scaner one above. Scroll down this list for more by Smak.

Glare in upper Plateau near the above two.

Zek in Hochelaga.

Debza‘s companion piece to the Zek one above.

Debza in Rosemont.

Lyfer under bridge.

Lyfer in Côte-des-neiges.

Algue in Côte-des-neiges.

Algue under bridge.

Algue in Côte-des-neiges.

A quickie by Algue in Côte-des-neiges.

Algue (left) and Elfu (right) under bridge. Scroll down for more by Elfu.

Nybar under bridge.

Nybar in Rosemont.

Gnar under bridge.

Algue at the top of an abandoned building in Hampstead, representing the 203 crew.

Ekes under bridge.

Ekes in Rosemont.

Ekes in Rosemont.

Scribe in Côte-des-neiges.

Scribe under bridge.

Arnold under bridge.

Yesir under bridge.

Yesir in Rosemont.

Skor in Rosemont.

Skor in Rosemont.

Skor at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Skor under bridge.

Skor at the abandoned “Jailspot”, part of a prod featuring also Narc, Tuna and Shok (see below).

Narc at the abandoned “Jailspot”, part of a prod featuring also Skor, Tuna and Shok (see above and below).

Tuna at the abandoned “Jailspot”, part of a prod featuring also Narc, Skor and Shok (see above and below).

Shok at the abandoned “Jailspot”, part of a prod featuring also Narc, Tuna and Skor (see above).

Shok at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Shok in Côte-des-neiges.

Vesk in Côte-des-neiges.

Tuna doing the name of his crew (SIK) in Côte-des-Neiges.

Fleo (letters) and Axe (character) representing K6A at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Apashe at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Haks at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Haks (left), Capes (right) and Nemo (top right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Unidentified writer (left) and Speak (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Eskae One (left) and EK7 (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Visible above is an older one by Gaulois.

The POM crew redid one of their walls in Hochelaga. This left half shows Elfu (dinosaur), Serum (top right) and Aces (bottom right).

This is the other half of the above POM crew wall, featuring EK7.

EK7 (left) and Fokus (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Aces at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Aces on the top shelf at the PSC legal graffiti wall. Scroll down this list for more by Aces.

Serum on the top shelf at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Jmoe in Rosemont.

Heavy in Rosemont.

Peace in Rosemont.

Quote in Rosemont.

Kwun at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Meor at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Meor in Rosemont.

Ewol in Rosemont.

Rouks at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Wonez (letters) and Rouks (character) in Rosemont.

Swik (letters) and Nemo (character) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Nemo (character) and Crane (letters) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Crane (left) and Sank (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible above is an older one by Hope.

Noper at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

123Klan in the fashion district.

Eskro (letters) and Apok (head) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Eskro in Côte-des-neiges.

Eskro (left) and Hero (right) in Rosemont.

Eskro (bottom) and Kube (top) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Eskro piece found in Rosemont.

Raes on Mile End garage door.

Ekler at the abandoned “Jailspot”.

Dekor at the abandoned “Jailspot”.

Dekor at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Ratek in the abandoned Transco.

Kaner in the abandoned Transco.

Kaner at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Saner (left) and Koni (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Saner (left) and Koni (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Nasp in Rosemont.

Bomr in Rosemont.

Zanex in Rosemont.

Blek in St-Michel.

War in St-Michel.

War in Côte-des-neiges.

War in St-Michel.

Beo in St-Michel.

Nerv at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Aner at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Aner under bridge.

Epos in Rosemont.

Crack in Rosemont.

Max and Ogen at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Desr at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Daym (letters) and Karl Marks (bird) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Yope aka Peyo at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Yope aka Peyo (left) and Warek (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Cafe, Acro and Vapo from the VHS crew reclaimed their spot on the top floor of the Southern wall of the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible in the photo on the ground level are Hers (see close-up below), unidentified, Vapo (see close-up below), Acro (see close-up below), Slake and unidentified.

Vapo and Acro from the VHS crew also took over the top level of the other side of the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Visible at ground level are Saner (see close-up above), Penar, Aces (see close-up above), Slake over Eskro (see close-up of untouched piece above) and Apok (see close-up above).

Vapo (left) and Acro (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Arek at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible above is an older one by Hope.

Arek (ground level) and Aces (above) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Both pieces are new from this month. Scroll up this page for more by Aces.

Gnius in Rosemont.

Another one by Gnius in Rosemont.

Quest in Rosemont.

Hers at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Hers at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Unidentified (bottom left), Hers (bottom right) and Aces (above) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Kist (ground level) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Remo and Nesa at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Bopor (left) and Gaulois (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Gaulois (left) and Bopor (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Heras (left) and Veto (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Amok (left) and Hater (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Easy 3rd aka Mr Chose above the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Caos (letters) and Past (character) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Lect at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Reces at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Smak in Côte-des-neiges. See top of this page for more by Smak.

Kelen at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Balis in Rosemont.

Noce inside the abandoned Transco.

Noce inside the abandoned Transco.

Noce on the roof of the abandoned Transco.

Sapoe on the roof of the abandoned Transco.

Inuit on the roof of the abandoned Transco.

Inuit inside the abandoned Transco.

Inuit inside the abandoned Transco.

Inuit inside the abandoned Transco.

Censure inside the abandoned Transco.

Censure inside the abandoned Transco.

Censure inside the abandoned Transco.

Censure in Côte-des-neiges.

Venon inside the abandoned Transco.

Venon inside the abandoned Transco.

Unidentified writer found at the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Over in Côte-des-neiges.

Over in Côte-des-neiges.

Over in Côte-des-neiges.

Snatch(?) in Côte-des-neiges.

Transco – the big rooms

The big rooms, which presumably served as warehouse space at ground level of the Transco, were each painted in a different colour and are featured separately below.

See also:

Les grandes pièces, qui ont probablement servi d’espace d’entreposage au rez-de-chaussée de la Transco, étaient peintes chacune d’une couleur différente et sont présentées séparément dans la galerie-photo ci-dessous.

Voir aussi:


the orange room / pièce orange

General view of the orange room.

Mask

Beaf

Snok

Throws by Snok and Jaker.

Snok

Tuna

Skor

Skor throw.

Janek

Shrek; photo © Bombing Science. This was probably the first piece to get done over, by War (scroll down a bit).

Debza

Fomer

Buck

Meor

Noper

Lyfer

Algue

Ekes

Ms Teri

EK7

EK7

Serum

Arek

Arek

Eskro

Rizek

Blek

War

Another one by War.

Sapo

Sapo for SBC.

Kelen

Kube

Astro

unidentified artist


the yellow room / pièce jaune

General view of the yellow room.

A giant silver one by Skor.

Skor

Throws by Tuna (left) and Skor (right).

Tuna

Tuna

Tuna

Yep, Tuna again!

Tuna, in copper.

Shok

Shok again, different style.

Narc

Narc

A giant one by Kemt.

YesB

Serum

Serum

Meor

Arek

Neak

Rest

Home

Beo

Amigo

Vest


the green room / pièce verte

The green room lacked windows and was therefore in the near complete darkness until the demolition team made holes in the ceiling to let light in when they arrived in February 2016. Before they did, graffers and other visitors would have to cross the room in the dark when passing from the blue to the yellow rooms. The only pieces visible on this room’s walls at the time (if they had a flashlight) were the Nock and Pacer ones shown in the gallery below. The rest of the material in this room was done after light was let in, with the exception of a few pieces done in a small adjoining room which had windows and was therefore always brightly lit.

La pièce verte n’avait pas de fenêtre et se trouvait conséquemment dans la quasi-obscurité jusqu’à l’arrivée en février 2016 des équipes de démolition qui ont créé des ouvertures dans le toit pour y laisser entrer la lumière. Avant leur arrivée, les graffeurs et autres visiteurs passant de la pièce bleue à la pièce jaune devaient traverser cette pièce verte dans l’obscurité presque totale. Les seules oeuvres visibles (s’ils avaient une lampe de poche) étaient celles de Nock et Pacer présentées dans la galerie ci-dessous. Les autres oeuvres ont été créées après l’ouverture du toit, à l’exception de quelques unes se trouvant dans une petite pièce attenante avec fenêtres, donc toujours très éclairée.

General view of the green room.

One of the very first pieces done inside the Transco, by Nock.

Another early piece, this one by Pacer.

Skor, done after the demolition of the building had started.

Narc, done after the demolition of the building had started.

Shok, done after the demolition of the building had started.

Narc inside the adjoining room.

Shok inside the adjoining room.

Tuna inside the adjoining room.

Debza inside the adjoining room.

Sapo inside the adjoining room.

Over inside the adjoining room.

Ratek

Kaner

Censure

Inuit

Noce

Venon

Bono

A very early outline by Nock.

Yema

unidentified artist


the purple room / pièce mauve

The purple room is more or less a large corridor connecting the blue and green rooms, plus a few locker spaces.

La pièce mauve n’est plus ou moins qu’un corridor large connectant les pièces bleue et verte, ainsi que quelques vestiaires.

Arek, done after the demolition of the building had started.

Shok, done after the demolition of the building had started.

Shok

Silver throw by Skor.

Snok in the locker room.

Blek (left) and Beo (right).

Censure

Spate

Jet


the blue room / pièce bleue

General view of a portion of the blue room.

Jaker

Blek

Jmoe

Shok

Tuna doing the name of his crew, SIK.

Throws by Tuna (bottom and top left) and Skor (top right).

Arek

Guest

Kemt

Crane

Korb

Soak

Rizek (top), Wemek (bottom), with a bit of Korb on the right (see above for full piece).

Throws by Rizek (in green) and Snok (outline).

Throw by Snok.

Another quick one by Snok.

Throw by Mask.

Throw by Beaf.

Phantom Cat (by Jmoe).

War

Vest


the white room / pièce blanche

Snok

Narc

Tuna

Skor

Throws by Tuna (left) and Skor (right)

Astro

Koal

Lyfer

Algue

Nybar

Ekes

Ekes

Kemt

Borrrris

Oster

New graffiti February 2016

This post features photos of graffiti pieces created around Montreal during February 2016 and that I was lucky enough to find. Even though February was the only really cold month we’ve had this winter, most pieces I’ve caught are still outside ones. If you want to see new works as soon as I photograph them, you can follow me on Instagram.

Cet article présente les meilleurs graffitis créés à Montréal au cours de février 2016 et que j’ai eu la chance de trouver et photographier. Bien que février est le seul mois cet hiver où il a fait froid, la majorité des oeuvres trouvées sont tout de même des pièces extérieures. Pour voir les nouvelles créations aussitôt photographiées, vous êtes invités à me suivre sur Instagram.


This is Stare at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Haks at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Koal at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Janek at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Algue at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Naimo at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Skor at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Skor in Ville St-Laurent.

Skor in Rosemont.

Skor at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

A gold throw by Skor at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

One more Skor at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Tuna at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Kemt at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Ekes in Rosemont.

Mask in Montreal West.

EK7 at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Fokus at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Serum at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Serum at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Aces (bottom left) and a squeezed in Serum (bottom right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible above is a throw by Penar.

Crane (left) and presumably Rouks (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Crane at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Rouks at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Wonez at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Raes in Rosemont.

Getsa in the abandoned Transco.

War in the abandoned Transco.

War in Rosemont.

Ratek at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Visible above are older throws by Crane and Kube.

Hater in the abandoned Transco.

Sapoe in the abandoned Transco.

Sapoe in the abandoned Transco.

Sapoe in the abandoned Transco.

Actor in the abandoned Transco.

Over in the abandoned Transco.

Neak in the abandoned Transco.

Bewet in the abandoned Transco.

Home in the abandoned Transco.

Blek in Rosemont.

Noce in Montreal West.

Censure in Montreal West.

Lereff (left) and Kaner (right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Nemo (bottom left) and Vesk (bottom right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Gaulois (left) and Joze? (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Rosemont piece presumably by someone representing the 69Anal crew.

Jet in the abandoned Transco.

A huge throw by Algue representing his 203 crew.

New graffiti January 2016

This post features photos of graffiti pieces created around Montreal during January 2016 and that I was lucky enough to find. Even though winter has been gentle during January, writers were more active indoors than outdoors so the majority of pieces shown here were found in abandoned places about to get demolished. 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 janvier 2016 et que j’ai eu la chance de trouver et photographier. Malgré l’hiver clément que nous avons connu en janvier, les artistes étaient plus actifs à l’intérieur qu’à l’extérieur et en conséquence la majorité des pièces présentées ici ont été trouvées dans des batiments abandonnés en attente de démolition. Pour voir les nouvelles oeuvres aussitôt photographiées, vous êtes invités à me suivre sur Instagram.


Skor

Skor

Graffiti mural by Naimo in Villeray / Petite-Patrie.

Naimo in Rosemont.

Janek in Rosemont.

Yesir in Rosemont.

Crane at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Claude at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Snok in the abandoned Transco.

Mask in the abandoned Transco.

Beaf in the abandoned Transco.

Debza in the abandoned Transco.

Aces

Serum at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Serum

Serum

EK7

EK7

Fokus

Fokus

Fokus

Cens (left) and Fokus (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Ekes in the abandoned Transco.

Ekes in the abandoned Transco.

Ekes in the abandoned Transco.

Eskro in Rosemont.

Eskro in Rosemont.

Eskro

Ratek at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Ratek representing his 3V crew at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Kaner at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Rooftop Legal in Plateau End.

Sunz representing the VC crew.

Kurst representing the VC crew.

Castro representing the VC crew.

Owk representing the VC crew.

Rizek

Rizek

Ms Teri

Aliss

Gnius

Gnius

Gnius/Drips

Drips

1BL3

Laki

Ozek

Serc

Boes

KC Neuf

Resok

Reces at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Reces at the PSC legal graffiti wall

This japanese graf may be from Meor.

Noce in the abandoned Transco.

Mokyt in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Gaulois at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

War in the abandoned Transco.

Beo

Blek in the abandoned Transco.

Rokos

Etos

Pane

Vest in the abandoned Transco.

Vest in the abandoned Transco.