A film by Marina Miller
LaundryTalk/ParleLavage is an ethnographic study of six laundromats in different neighbourhoods of Montreal, Canada. Through sound and image, Laundrytalk attempts to create a microcosm of these “third places”, that teeter between public and private, and are revisited weekly by many borough residents. Equally a study on language, these vignettes examine how different neighbourhoods of Montreal are defined–and redefined–by conversation, shifting from French, to English, and beyond.
Curate your own experience at parlelavage.com (best suited to desktop platforms).