darkness and solidarity


It’s a particular bleak morning today. The sky above Montréal is ominously grey and the only light entering my apartment is that glistening off the torrential downpour that rained in the Québec election results. Even my cats — typically colossal … Continue reading

On unlearning Rape Culture


[Trigger Warning: Talk of rape culture, violence, adolescent stupor] I’m a sensitive guy. In grade school, I was known to turn on the waterworks quite easily. I always sided with my cousins Caroline and Rachel over the boys when spats … Continue reading

a trying year


2013 was, by all accounts, a trying year. A year filled with uncertainty, betrayal and cruelty. A year that pushed me to dance with depression. A year without words. I stopped reading. Lost artistic and professional motivation. Questioned how I’ve … Continue reading

Stand up for Science


On September 16th, 2013, when Parliament was set to resume, scientists and science advocates from across Canada gathered in 18 cities to demand the Harper Government stop the muzzling of scientists and the suppression of curiosity-driven research. “We are here … Continue reading

transfert: montréal art mobile


TRANSFERT: Exposition de Montréal Art Mobile, en partenariat avec Les Nouveaux Explorateurs & Publicité Sauvage, 25-28 juillet 2013, coins Ste. Catherine et St. Laurent (côté Sud-Ouest). ARTISTES: MissPixels, Pixetoile, Erik Beck, Michel Llyod, Mathieu Murphy-Perron, TIND, Mathieu Jarry, Marika Laforest, … Continue reading

montréal moving day 2013


almost all leases in montréal expire on june 30th. what ensues the next day is orchestrated chaos. montréalers engaged in a ritualistic dance through tight streets and spiral staircases. crafting makeshift parking and pulleys. lamps on heads. pillows on the … Continue reading

making of: landmark, undone


inspired by a recent talk from TIND at the montréal art mobile apple store presentation, i have started a new photo series to explore the reconstruction of regional landmarks through abstract repetition, recolouring and displacement. now that i have this … Continue reading

monmetro.ca launch

© 2013 Mathieu Murphy-Perron. All rights reserved.

It’s official. I’ll be embarking in a  photo project to capture 68 portraits of folks by their respective metro stations. Monday was the first photoshoot at the nearby Place St. Henri station. Valerie Maynard was bold enough to be the … Continue reading