A Graffer’s Journey

07/05/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Rebecca Congo-Sienne I met with Malin, a professional graffiti artist in his thirties. He has been teaching introductory graffiti workshops since 2014. His graffer nickname speaks to the finesse of a skilled and crafty artist. He grew up in the village of Sainte-Sophie, in […] See more

Ella & Pitr: Giants Among Us

03/07/2023 Colin McGregor 0

The roof of Café Graffiti’s new building, as seen from the air By Colin McGregor “Sleeping giants on a large surface that bring humans back to their small state of things.” This is how artists Ella & Pitr describe their colossal works. Ella & Pitr […] See more

Café Graffiti : 25 Years of Involvement

01/19/2023 Raymond Viger 1

A year of celebration and change. The Café Graffiti celebrates its quarter century while the Journal de la Rue celebrates its 30th birthday. The adventure began with the Journal de la Rue, the first French-speaking street newspaper in the world. It was followed in 1993 […] See more

A Rescue Line

01/04/2022 Raymond Viger 0

Self-Expression Through the Arts The young person on the precipice of suicide is isolated, alone, focused on the self. Communicating with the outside world is difficult. At our community drop-in centre, we’ve created a milieu in which we can accommodate young people. They are given […] See more