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Matt Soar @MattSoar Montréal

Intermedia artist, filmmaker. Codeveloper of the Korsakow System. Director of the Montreal Signs Project. All views my own.

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Joined Twitter 12/9/08

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@mollyampersand My two Solari boards, rescued from a local airport. https://t.co/KgYB5ZalQ3You know what was really disastrous for India? Colonialism https://t.co/4pTl7gAZpK
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2/10
2016
Congressman who took $174,850 from oil & gas industry celebrates HUGE setback for the environment https://t.co/OOG1HXmsUZ
Retweeted by Matt SoarCongressman who took $42,442 from oil & gas and $36,000 from mining industry considers EPA rule setback a "BIG WIN" https://t.co/ngTZ5fFafR
Retweeted by Matt SoarSenator who took $171,950 from oil & gas industry is really excited that SCOTUS blocked Obama's climate change rule https://t.co/sMtPpf2dVm
Retweeted by Matt SoarRep who took $344,666 from oil & gas industry takes to twitter to celebrate SCOTUS halting climate change rule https://t.co/VM921xcAXw
Retweeted by Matt SoarVicky Hartzler got $68,200 from oil & gas industry, so obviously thinks halting climate change rule is "GREAT NEWS!" https://t.co/E6kW1xKD6p
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2/9
2016
A picture is worth a thousand dumps. https://t.co/JdHIv99Ovu
Retweeted by Matt SoarNo, it exposed some old feminists totally ignoring the struggles of young feminists. Plenty of old feminists get it. https://t.co/Nx0avlQ79T
Retweeted by Matt Soar @theorosendorf @BrutalHouseMothballed. Beautiful. https://t.co/kufOjo2Stu
Retweeted by Matt SoarBREAKING: Hollywood actor Waris Ahluwalia rejected from flight due to his Sikh turban and beard. #FlyingWhileBrown https://t.co/hi3GWBs5Ve
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2/8
2016
It's astounding how often, in American history, the trope of the benevolent slave master is brought up in an effort to justify slaveholding.
Retweeted by Matt SoarTo my writing of letters late, and making my Alphabet to my new Navy book very pretty.
Retweeted by Matt Soar @proctor I suspected so, judging by the photo... #gory #kitties @proctor Like - actual bones they need to walk? @tracey_thorn There's No one Quite Like Grandpa; Tie a Yellow Ribbon; Mama She's Makin Eyes at Me. Call it: Hammer House of Top of the Pops.
2/7
2016
Donald Trump says he'd do "something far worse" than waterboarding. Unreal. We have a US political party openly advocating war crimes.
Retweeted by Matt SoarOn same stage where @realDonaldTrump is holding forth, @marcorubio decries "fiction that there's widespread discrimination against Muslims."
Retweeted by Matt SoarNothing on Flint yet, right? #FlintWaterCrisis GOP blocked federal emergency funds to Flint this week....
Retweeted by Matt SoarThe candidate who sold himself to Evangelicals as deeply moral Christian is now DEFENDING TORTURE by redefining torture.
Retweeted by Matt SoarIn #GOPDebate @realDonaldTrump says he's for "a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding." So... he's an edgier, more lawless Dick Cheney.
Retweeted by Matt SoarRonald Reagan, born 105 years ago today, would have had a very hard time finding a place in tonight's GOP debate. https://t.co/652Joklby0
Retweeted by Matt Soar @Kerrypurcell Nope, that's definitely Bruce Forsyth.What's "Progressive"? 1. Break up banks & monopolies 2. Oppose war & militarism 3. Expand equality & democracy https://t.co/hTlhtZ28Ca
Retweeted by Matt SoarRT @solarigrafia: 9 months exposure solargraph & pinhole set up documentation. #solargraphy #pinhole https://t.co/9N5OQorDgc
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2/6
2016
Corey Robin on one of the dumbest pieces the New Yorker has run recently, chiding Sanders supporters over "purity." https://t.co/KzYdnlCtDq
Retweeted by Matt SoarI sense a trend. #iPhone #games #shouty #dudes #top3 https://t.co/vO5x2e80TtSome other days... https://t.co/7SjQdgiiQr
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2/5
2016
.@rezaaslan Islamophobia in America is real. The Huffington Post is going to track it & we need your help https://t.co/0HO9DqLRGh
Retweeted by Matt SoarMakes me smile when the #STM driver waits patiently for people running for the bus.this is almost Palinesque stupidity https://t.co/bNAXyu0KjT
Retweeted by Matt Soar“Together, we will win.” — @deray, the next mayor of Baltimore https://t.co/abPALF5brh #BlackLivesMatter #BaltimoreUprising
Retweeted by Matt SoarHere are 10 photos that are as relevant to the #Ghomeshi trial as a bikini shot: https://t.co/93nvnTDFBU https://t.co/DhlJczMeFP
Retweeted by Matt Soar#CASTING #SouthAsian #transgender actor 30s #VENUSfilm https://t.co/NliJRCxxAk @glaad Can you help spread the word?
Retweeted by Matt SoarCall me an optimist, but I believe it's possible to cover a sexual assault trial without publishing a bikini photo of a complainant
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2/4
2016
Bill Nye the Science Guy being asked to sing the Bill Nye the Science Guy theme song https://t.co/yKNuxzXOsE
Retweeted by Matt SoarSo important to digitize the front *and back* of prints. New examples via Weegee & @ICPhotog https://t.co/VOp6i7aC52 https://t.co/rf0zfv3rAp
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2/3
2016
“Blackface is getting ruined by the politically correct,” said the white actor. End #Quebec #blackface !! https://t.co/dH2FJUIi1c
Retweeted by Matt SoarHello, all! I'm building a list of Native American & First Nations people in tech. Suggestions and RTs, please! https://t.co/cDKddhUWOl
Retweeted by Matt Soar"I am not a story", the i-doc said. But what is it then? @vogmae responds at #idocs2016 https://t.co/EOFyGH2wl7 https://t.co/MZgMzRnJ8J
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2/2
2016
Iowa voters say Ted Cruz shares their values. What values are these? Homophobia Anti-Immigration Carpet bombing middle east Islamophobia
Retweeted by Matt SoarREAD: The Nation’s Liza Featherstone (@lfeatherz): https://t.co/ciOzHzWbGA https://t.co/StL0tVuUw5
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2/1
2016
Fantastic speech on #Indigenous peoples in #Australia. https://t.co/GwH2hDg4mn
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1/31
2016
Spot the difference https://t.co/6iImIkREuK
Retweeted by Matt SoarIn case you missed this incredibly important story: Judges plead guilty in scheme to jail youths for profit https://t.co/5w58462slp
Retweeted by Matt SoarExcellent! @HillaryClinton accepts proposal for 4 more debates with @BernieSanders. https://t.co/stThEDkWpR
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1/30
2016
Bumping ICYMI: @kcimc's terrific rider for conferences: https://t.co/o2TSKtrcbJ - this is important.
Retweeted by Matt SoarAll I've done so far this week is change three characters' genders and I still don't know whether their current genitalia are permanent.
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1/28
2016
.@MattSoar "some signs mean a lot to people" #echangesurbains https://t.co/UDl4tISoVC
Retweeted by Matt SoarMerci @heritagemtl @MuseeMcCord pour l'invitation à #echangesurbains Merci @jjstreliski @MattSoar pour les discussions riches et animées
Retweeted by Matt SoarAnti-Bechdel Syndrome: when a man can't listen to two women have a conversation that's not about him without interrupting
Retweeted by Matt SoarThanks for writing this @karenkho #BellLetsTalk https://t.co/gLFCuaFbTf
Retweeted by Matt SoarGot our print copy of the new issue of Visible Language. Looks great, @fontnerd + @jessicabarness! https://t.co/JWYUSlDJ8w
Retweeted by Matt Soar @serafinowicz Includes baseblla htas from Chnia. https://t.co/SscqAAqCxGEach one is better than the prior one - sublime! https://t.co/kw19ntrad5
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1/27
2016
We must protect a woman’s right to choose and we must defend Planned Parenthood. #BernieInMN https://t.co/laFQS1BSmT
Retweeted by Matt SoarON THE INTERNET THERE IS DECEPTION https://t.co/E4zJHEo252
Retweeted by Matt SoarTime to register for the April 6-9 Orphan Film Symposium! https://t.co/rnJjRe1glw
Retweeted by Matt Soar @the_jennitaur #wonderful
1/26
2016
BREAKING: Houston grand jury investigating fetal tissue videos declines to indict Planned Parenthood, indicts videographers instead. #txlege
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1/25
2016
@proctor The truth is up there.Muslim women are not a problem that needs solving. #TraditionallySubmissive @David_Cameron https://t.co/6IcG3cZSth
Retweeted by Matt SoarEvery now and then, I like to revisit "the actual grammar nazi" tweet. http://t.co/xS3CxgR4Il
Retweeted by Matt SoarHi @David_Cameron, here's me graduating as a #TraditionallySubmissive Muslim woman. 🙄 https://t.co/G3xiTADG5C
Retweeted by Matt SoarMuslim women using #TraditionallySubmissive in response to Government language https://t.co/Y9TO1NCMS9
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1/24
2016
GOP after '08 loss: we must appeal to new demographic groups GOP after '12 loss: we must appeal to new demographic GOP in '16: Trump&Cruz
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1/22
2016
Signs, posters & billboards: visual clutter or vibrant art? #publictalk w/#Concordia's @MattSoar Jan 27 @MuseeMcCord https://t.co/Ay7HmL554C
Retweeted by Matt Soar6 years ago today, the Supreme Court issued what I think is one of the most disastrous decisions in its history -- Citizens United.
Retweeted by Matt SoarI feel like that conversation could have and should have gone on for the entire episode @deray https://t.co/GoBbTbKbmu
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1/21
2016
@HeerJeet Will check it out. Also recommend Kermode and Mayo on BBC Radio 5. #sayhellotojasonisaacsToday is #penguinawarenessday. Be aware. Be very aware. https://t.co/Bei8BKOzpJ
Retweeted by Matt SoarIf you think we live in a meritocracy, then, by extension, you think white men are just naturally better at nearly everything.
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1/20
2016
@mollyampersand Ha! Just now saw an invw w/ China Mieville; his book Railsea is set using &s not 'and'; and, a section about phil'y of &.
1/19
2016
Ryan celebrates #MLKDay while advocating for billion in cuts to Pell Grants, Food Stamps, SSI, School lunch programs https://t.co/MEoBzUgyvF
Retweeted by Matt SoarToo bad Paul Ryan doesn't feel inspired enough to bring to a vote a bill restoring key Voting Rights Act protections https://t.co/MEoBzUgyvF
Retweeted by Matt SoarShocked that Cameron would deport mothers? UK govt has been doing this for over a decade. Even on their death bed https://t.co/zROvvRnafD
Retweeted by Matt SoarDavid Cameron has just confirmed on @BBCr4today that he will deport foreign-born mothers who can't speak English but have British children
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1/18
2016
@alienated @craigmod #Shooped.
1/17
2016
So both Obama & Lincoln are responsible for racial divisiveness and not, say, racist whites folks. 🤔 #HowIsThat? https://t.co/euOYsqgDwv
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1/16
2016
damn @realDonaldTrump you just got owned by a hardware store https://t.co/mm8PrLqZXX
Retweeted by Matt Soar @lifewinning This Portlander needs to know: how did this "Maersk" buy all these cute pop-up restaurants & boutiques? https://t.co/GNxv41WITh
Retweeted by Matt SoarFriends; This happened last night. I could desperately do with your help. Please Retweet and Tag away https://t.co/5XU0QfrOZW
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1/15
2016
So important to remember as we mourn #DavidBowie & #AlanRickman: both were products of govt-funded arts programs. https://t.co/HP6VKnJlA4
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1/14
2016
To look at American history & say laws weren't shaped along racial lines is like saying you don't believe in water as you stand in the rain.
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Retweeted by Matt SoarIt's funny how store mannequins can be naked but the second you take off your pants people want to call security.
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1/13
2016
Why couldn't it have been Ricky Gervais who died and David Bowie who hosted the Golden Globes?
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1/11
2016
The racial wealth gap is not the result of uninspired black folks. The racial wealth gap is a result of institutional/structural racism.
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1/9
2016
Shooting holes in the self-perpetuated myth of the @NRA via @MacleansMag https://t.co/wVU06s0x1s #gunsinamerica
Retweeted by Matt SoarHBO confirms that Deadwood will return as a movie!! YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES https://t.co/1UBNupS4Lk
Retweeted by Matt SoarThings kids are afraid of: monsters under bed, the dark, vegetables Things adults are afraid of: phone battery dying, spotty Wifi, carbs
Retweeted by Matt Soar @JennyJonesRIBA @BrutalHouse @mel_hogan @MartinPatriquin @NRA @MacleansMag Wrong link, sir.
1/8
2016
And Pris' inception date coming soon too, February 14, 2016... #BladeRunner #ValentinesDay https://t.co/HgmCFOeiGd
Retweeted by Matt SoarOptimist: Glass half full Pessimist: Glass half empty Grad student: I see you found my tears
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1/7
2016
Guy Geltner on leaving https://t.co/KmToUEjxqQ https://t.co/ClvpcTDNGV
Retweeted by Matt SoarMT @heritagemtl: L’affichage dans le paysage urbain: @jjstreliski @MattSoar @vlanpaysages 27 janvier @MuseeMcCord https://t.co/pYwqkMDLnq
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1/6
2016
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