We Maximize Impact Through Creative Placemaking.

Creative Placemaking

With so much pressure on cities and developers to build, reimagine and protect assets that will generate long-term value, strategies for public & private realms today must deliver on many fronts.

But the most important thing is to build a physical and emotional connection between the community and the places they share.

Research shows creative placemaking gives a place its own unique identity, creates more meaningful interactions and sense of belonging, and generates long-term value for communities, developers and cities. Maximizing value starts with creative placemaking.

With so much pressure on cities and developers to build, reimagine and protect assets that will generate long-term value, strategies for public & private realms today must deliver on many fronts.

But the most important thing is to build a physical and emotional connection between the community and the places they share.

Research shows creative placemaking gives a place its own unique identity, creates more meaningful interactions and sense of belonging, and generates long-term value for communities, developers and cities. Maximizing value starts with creative placemaking.

Our People

We are a global team of creative placemakers, urban planners, curators, designers, project managers, business strategists and producers, branding specialists and art lovers.

Having worked with over 2,000 artists from around the world, MASSIVart brings a holistic and multidisciplinary perspective to precedent-setting master plans, placemaking production and strategy development with global offices in Montréal, Toronto and Mexico City.

Leadership

Philippe Demers

CEO & Founder
philippe@massivart.com

Claire Tousignant

Managing Partner
claire@massivart.com

Coralie Olson

Managing Partner
coralie@massivart.com

Jessica Drevet

Head of Project Management & Production
jessica@massivart.com

Sun Min Dufresne

VP Finance & Operations
sunmin@massivart.com

Arthur Gaillard

Head of Creative
arthur@massivart.com

Estefania Cardoso

Managing Partner
estefania@massivart.com

Founded in 2009

Born out of the art world with CHROMATIC Festival, an annual arts festival and creator of cultural experiences, MASSIVart is a creative placemaking and strategy firm with projects globally and offices in Montreal, Toronto and Mexico City.

Our team is dedicated to building a physical and emotional connection between the community and the places they share, maximizing their value. MASSIVart merges creative programming with strategy, transforming places into vibrant destinations.

Founded in 2009

Born out of the art world with CHROMATIC Festival, an annual arts festival and creator of cultural experiences, MASSIVart is a creative placemaking and strategy firm with projects globally and offices in Montreal, Toronto and Mexico City.

Our team is dedicated to building a physical and emotional connection between the community and the places they share, maximizing their value. MASSIVart merges creative programming with strategy, transforming places into vibrant destinations.

Founded in 2009

Born out of the art world with CHROMATIC Festival, an annual arts festival and creator of cultural experiences, MASSIVart is a creative placemaking and strategy firm with projects globally and offices in Montreal, Toronto and Mexico City.

Our team is dedicated to building a physical and emotional connection between the community and the places they share, maximizing their value. MASSIVart merges creative programming with strategy, transforming places into vibrant destinations.

Working at MASSIVart

Working at MASSIVart

Our approach to company culture is centred on community and rooted in the principles of innovation, sustainability, accessibility and EDI (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion).

We believe a healthy work/life balance is essential and are dedicated to providing a supportive, collaborative and happy place to work.

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