Revitalizing public spaces through art to promote local and regional tourism in times of COVID
Creative Placemaking - Production Management
As part of “Jump Start Summer!” in Montreal, MASSIVart collaborated with the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership to select and supervise the production of 7 installations in various public spaces in the city.
“Jump Start Summer!” is a call to Montrealers to support the city’s restaurants, stores, hotels, artists and creators. How? By going out, exploring, encouraging local businesses, taking a mini vacation in their city.
MASSIVart acted as artistic consultants and operated the production management of 7 public art installations – called Placott’arts. These are relaxing stops carefully arranged by Montreal artists, designers or creative studios to (re)discover iconic downtown locations. These different works are the perfect motivators to encourage the population to re-appropriate the city through this creative journey – or museum – in the open air. It also encourages regional tourism by offering a cultural program that is accessible to everyone, anytime, easily.
In these uncertain times, this initiative is intended to be the embodiment of the creativity and resilience of our artistic community. Thanks to Jose Luis Torres, Viviane L-Dupuy for Pelouse, 2×4, Lucas Tisné, The Urban Conga, Judith Portier (Filles de Design), Waxhead, Esrawe + Cadena, HUB Studio, Creos, Dix2 with whom we are collaborating on this project!
Find here all the information on the “Jump Start Summer!” programming, visible until October 31, 2020.
Photos by Eva Blue - Artists & studios: Jose Luis Torres, Viviane L-Dupuy for Pelouse, 2x4, Lucas Tisné, The Urban Conga, Judith Portier (Filles de Design), Waxhead, Esrawe + Cadena, HUB Studio, Creos, Dix2