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Blackburn Podcast

Pierre Blackburn and his guests discuss topics related to socio-cultural changes that are transforming our contemporary society.

<strong><em>Blackburn Podcast</em></strong>

Ericzone presents the Blackburn Podcast, a new thought-provoking web series. The underlying theme of the Blackburn Podcast is change, because everything is always in constant mutation: human beings, society and the environment. In each episode, Pierre Blackburn discusses topics of a socio-cultural nature with socially-engaged individuals. Join us! Browse our selection of video podcasts below. You can also listen to your favorite episodes in streaming or download them on iTunes. The Blackburn Podcast is powered by BaladoQuebec.ca.

SAMANTHA SLADE

EPISODE 10 (Fr)

On location at ECTO, Pierre Blackburn and Samantha Slade (Percolab) discuss social entrepreneurship and the shift to new paradigms of work, learning and being.

Recorded at ECTO, 2017

2FIK

EPISODE 9 (Fr)

Pierre Blackburn greets 2Fik, a multidisciplinary Montreal artist whose unique work deals with identity, political and social problematics.

Recorded at L’Escalier, 2016.

FRANCE CANTIN

EPISODE 8 (Fr)

Pierre Blackburn discusses art-related matters with France Cantin, art collector, cultural events organizer and artist manager.

Recorded at: Galerie Lounge TD, 2016

STÉPHANE LABELLE

EPISODE 7 (Fr)

Pierre Blackburn speaks with Stéphane Labelle, President of Eh2 Solar and the inventor of breakthrough green technologies.

Recorded at Musitechnic, 2015

FEMEN QUÉBEC

EPISODE 6 (Fr)

Pierre Blackburn talks about the history of women’s struggle for equality in a patriarchal society with Xenia Chernyshova and discusses her involvement with Femen and sextrism, a new form of peaceful protest that now spreads across the globe.

Recorded at Studio Open House, 2015

EARTHSHIP IN MAURICIE

EPISODE 5 (Fr)

Benoît Deschamps is at the forefront of the grassroots ideals of social change and environmental awareness. His love of the planet led him to build of one of the first Earthships in Québec. He shares with us the construction of his dream.

Recorded on site at the Earthship, 2014

MARTIN LAROCQUE

EPISODE 4 (Fr)

Comedian, teacher and author, Martin Larocque found strength and focus after a divorce, depression and a career change. Through his motivational speaking, Martin uses his laughter to reach out to teenagers and speaks up for families and the strength of individuals.

Recorded at Studio Open House, 2014

FRANÇOIS LEMAY

EPISODE 3 (Fr)

Once a successful entrepreneur, François Lemay faced himself after a difficult period in his life which led him to discover spiritual guidance and his inner strength. Now a motivational speaker and activator of potential, François shares the secrets to his newly found success.

Recorded at Studio Open House, 2014

PATRICK AND CLAUDINE

EPISODE 2 (Fr)

Patrick Verret, a transsexual, found the love and support he had been seeking for most of his life. His bond with Claudine is strengthened through the writing of a tell-all book that highlights the hopes and challenges that transsexuals face on a daily basis.

Recorded at Musitechnic, 2014

PATRICK AND NATHANIEL

EPISODE 1 (Fr)

Pierre Blackburn welcomes Patrick Verret and Nathaniel de L’Étoile, two transsexuals who found the courage to face themselves and to undergo the difficult surgery that would transform them into the men they always knew they were.

Recorded at Musitechnic, 2014

Pierre Blackburn

Pierre Blackburn

Host

Eric Mailhot

Eric Mailhot

Producer and Videographer

Chantal Paquin

Chantal Paquin

Production Assistant

I find it interesting to discuss and look at change, evolution and growth not as something difficult, painful or negative, but rather that we take the time to listen to what people have to say from a positive standpoint, without judging. The goal is to be open to other dimensions of social change.

PIERRE BLACKBURN
Ericzone is the signature of a variety of projects in connection with the fields of video, music, the arts and multimedia. Services offered include audiovisual production, graphic design and social media marketing. Ericzone finds strength in collaboration and thrives on projects that instigate positive social change.
Recipient of the 2015 Career Development Fund grant by Musitechnic, the leader in music and audio training.

CREDITS
The Blackburn Podcast was made possible though the collaboration of the following people:
Producer and Director: Eric Mailhot
Production Assistant: Chantal Paquin
Host: Pierre Blackburn
Cameras/Lighting: Virginie InsuaCoraline Mathon,  Jean-François Parent-Paquette
Photography: Val Provost
Music: Lryso Everlove
Video Mix/Montage: Eric Mailhot
Sound: Dan Smith, Gordon Neil Allen, Jean-François Parent-Paquette

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