Activar Teams Up with A’shop for the Realization of the Popsilos Project

A’shop will act as a coproducer for the mural on farm silos project celebrating Canada’s 150th in Prescott-Russell

The Popsilos project, a circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th, will be coproduced with the international urban art agency, A’Shop, based in Montreal. The circuit leads to the discovery of four giant murals on farm silos and invites visitors to stop at small producers farms on their way.

Call for silos – Submission deadline: March 31, 2017, 23:59 EDT

What is Popsilos? A circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
Popsilos is looking for producers who have silos they’d love to have painted and be part of the Popsilos circuit. Many variables will be considered in selecting the silos that will be painted: proximity to major routes, proximity to other silos on the circuit,

Call for mural artists – Submission deadline: March 31, 2017, 23:59 EDT

What is Popsilos? A circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
Popsilos is looking for mural artists to paint on farm silos in Prescott-Russell. A total of four silo sites will be selected to create a circuit. The artists will work in teams of two to bring to life Canada’s 150th celebration themes: youth, diversity,

Call for cultural mentors – Submission deadline: March 31, 2017, 23:59 EDT

Meet Popsilos : a circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
Popsilos is looking for visual artists from the Prescott-Russell region who will act as cultural mentors in the conceptualization phase of the giant murals to be painted on four farm silos for Canada’s 150th celebration.

Prescott-Russell at the Heart of Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017

Monday January 26th 2017 – Alfred, Ontario
Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, today announced funding of $150,000 to community art project Popsilos. He made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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The Popsilos project combines art and agrifood tourism in a circuit that leads to five giant murals celebrating Canada’s 150th on farm silos in the Prescott-Russell countryside, interlacing small producers where visitors can discover local produce and other products.

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Contact

jen@popsilos.ca

C. 613.447.6959


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