Not So Boring Conversations

Episode 25
Bell Box By Bell Box

A Not So Boring Conversation with
Michael Cavanaugh

Direct LinkDownloadiTunesGoogle Play

Almost everyone wants to make their community a better place but sometimes it feels like that change requires resources greater then what you currently have. However sometimes all you need to do is look around at what you already have and start from there. One asset many communities have throughout Ontario are Bell utility boxes. Michael Cavanaugh is the Director of The Bell Box Murals Project. A non profit organization that works with community members and local artists to paint outdoor murals on these boxes. This simple idea of adding art to a location that would normally go unnoticed has helped raise the sense of community in the residents by allowing them to share in a piece of art created by one of their own reflecting their local culture and heritage. I talked with Michael from his home in Toronto about how this simple act is helping to change communities, one Bell box at a time.

View the Bell Box Murals Project Photo Album on Facebook.

Music provided by Evgeny Teilor - Oceans

Here are some other episodes you may be interested in...

 Samantha Asher

Episode 4
Side Effects May Include
A Not So Boring Conversation with
Samantha Asher

 Chris Valentino

Episode 10
In This Corner
A Not So Boring Conversation with
Chris Valentino

 Reena Kainth

Episode 12
Not Just For Housewives
A Not So Boring Conversation with
Reena Kainth

 Mark Knight

Episode 16
The Spitfire Guy
A Not So Boring Conversation with
Mark Knight

 George "Kirk" Scott

Episode 24
Thank You Hockey
A Not So Boring Conversation with
George "Kirk" Scott

 Brandi Rivait

Episode 18
Always Following Intention
A Not So Boring Conversation with
Brandi Rivait