Carousel to lead Van Gogh Alive’s PR for MediaCityUK Prolific North

Manchester-based PR and digital agency Carousel has won a competition to lead the PR strategy for the immersive art experience Van Gogh Alive as she heads to MediaCityUK in Salford.

Carousel will conduct a strategic and proactive media awareness campaign to promote the show.

It will initially focus on regional media, resulting in both broadcast and online coverage before expanding into a broader national campaign including activations, influencer and celebrity engagement, and a launch event. creative before the show’s opening night in October.

Van Gogh Alive was created by Grande Experiences, and exhibits the life and work of the Dutch artist with over 3,000 images of the artist which will include a walk through a life-size representation of the “bedroom at Arles ”by Van Gogh, and a ‘Sunflower selfie room’ – a 360-mirror room with hundreds of sunflowers.

Speaking on behalf of Van Gogh Alive UK, Richard Relton said: “During our presentation process it became clear that Carousel was the obvious partner for us as we brought Van Gogh Alive to MediaCity and the North West. look forward to working with their team over the next few months. “

Rebecca Parsons, Senior Account Manager at Carousel, said: “We are delighted to be working with the Van Gogh Alive team to bring this incredible experience to MediaCityUK. It is a truly unique way to discover one of the greatest artists in the world, by making his works. accessible and pleasant for all. We look forward to leveraging our extensive experience working in the arts and live events to create an impactful, sold-out media campaign. “