Silo art, like these by artists The Zookeeper and Drapl in Thallon, Queensland, are the focus of a new Griffith University survey. Image: Alana Beutel.
Griffith University researchers are running the first ever national silo art survey to determine the impacts of this uniquely Australian art movement on both visitors and local communities.
Silo art draws tourists, but this research will shed light on different aspects of silo art’s short and longer-term value.
Department of Marketing researchers Dr Amelia Green and Professor Scott Weaven are focusing on the impacts of the art form on social, individual, community and financial wellbeing.
“While understanding visitor experiences is crucial, we are…