Favorite

Silo Effect 

Annual street art festival takes on an industrial icon south of the James.

click to enlarge fullsizerender.jpg

Manchester’s Southern States silo complex will be getting the RVA Street Art Festival treatment next year, festival organizers announced today.

The festival, which adorned the old GRTC bus depot in the Fan last year, will put a special focus on the Manchester neighborhood Sept. 10-13, as the UCI Road World championship arrives in Richmond. The silos will be adorned by local advertising company Release the Hounds.

“We're working on several ideas to transform the silos from an industrial relic into a modern beacon for RVA -- all while preserving the character of structure,” Release the Hounds Principal John Mills said in a statement. “We are assembling an amazing creative team of graphic designers, artists, technologists and producers here in Richmond to bring the project to life.”

Festival organizer Ed Trask says more details will come in the spring.

Favorite

Latest in News and Features

Comments (15)

Showing 1-15 of 15

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-15 of 15

Add a comment

More by Tom Nash

Connect with Style Weekly

Newsletter Sign-Up

The Flash
The Bite
The Scoop

Most Popular Stories

  • Finding His Voice

    Finding His Voice

    Radio host John Reid has never had a problem expressing himself. But now he’s more open than ever.
    • Aug 20, 2019
  • The New School

    The New School

    A Democratic Socialist candidate for City Council comes knocking.
    • Aug 20, 2019
  • Word & Image

    Word & Image

    Julia Ann Brown
    • Aug 20, 2019
  • Moving the Needle

    Moving the Needle

    Campaign for Southern Equality awards $5,000 grant to Nationz Foundation for efforts in HIV prevention and focus on transgender women of color
    • Aug 13, 2019
  • More »

Copyright © 2019 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation