10 Blocks of Passion will highlight 10 unique art pieces inspired by intimate personal stories from Strathcona. Showing a human look at tales from behind the scenes of our diverse array of businesses.
10 BLOCKS OF PASSION STREET GALLERY
To celebrate our unique business community, our business district will be transformed into a walkable street gallery. Featuring original artworks inspired by the personal stories of Strathcona business members who have contributed to the culture of our neighborhood.
We hope to inspire more people from across the Lower Mainland to #WalkStrathcona and learn more about what makes us one of Vancouver’s most inspiring neighborhoods.
We're seeking intimate personal stories highlighting successes and failures from Strathcona business members.
We will be selecting 24 business members to highlight, all of which will be featured on our social media channels. Of the 24 selected, 10 stories will be paired with an artist commissioned to create an original work inspired by these stories to be displayed in Strathcona.
WHAT TO EXPECT
- You may be featured in press coverage- You may be interviewed by press- Your business and yourself will be highlighted through our promotional campaign and social media channels - You will have a sit down interview to speak about your experience in Strathcona which will be featured in our outward communications- All those featured will have a photoshoot
- Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on January 29, 2018- We will be contacting all our featured stories on February 9, 2018
By sharing authentic voices from our community, we want to increase familiarity of Strathcona. Encouraging more of the public to come explore our diverse neighborhood and discover the abundance of unique businesses not found anywhere else in Vancouver.
The more thorough you fill out our questionnaire, the better we can get to know you. Please provide as many details as possible. This will help us pair the highlighted stories with the best artists for them.
Let's get started.