Retail Apocalypse: The Epilogue

A short film co-produced by SSENSE and the CCA

As part of the third chapter of Retail Apocalypse, the CCA invited SSENSE, the global technology platform headquartered in Montréal and operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce, to co-produce Retail Apocalypse: The Epilogue. The short film, which investigates new approaches to retail at a time when the digital world is disrupting all commonplace notions and practices of shopping, features interviews by Jack Self, Ross Scarano, Irene Chin, Niels Olsen, and Fredi Fischli, with Rami Atallah (SSENSE), Melissa Malik (SSENSE), Samir Bantal (AMO at OMA), Justin Louis (Section 35), Kateřina Frejlachová and Tadeáš Říha (architects and curators of Steel Cities), and Samuel Ross (A-COLD-WALL). It is written and narrated by Jack Self and directed by Emmanuel Mauriès-Rinfret.

Interviewers: Irene Chin, Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen, Ross Scarano, Jack Self

Interviewees: Rami Atallah (SSENSE), Samir Bantal (AMO), Kateřina Frejlachová and Tadeáš Říha (architects and curators of Steel Cities), Justin Louis (Section 35), Melissa Malik (SSENSE), Samuel Ross (A-COLD-WALL), Hilary Sample (MOS)

Direction and post-production: Emmanuel Mauriès-Rinfret (Director), Jack Self (Writing and Narration), Joëlle Binet (Production Manager), Travis Komarnisky (Editing), Outpost Mtl (Post-Production), Simon Chioni (Original Music and Sound Mix), Elisabeth Étienne (Model), Kid.Studio (Drone Footage of SSENSE Montréal)

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