‘street art’ Category

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Theatre Lane in Swansea, Wales (UK)

Today Theatre Lane in Swansea, Wales (UK) launched as part of the Troublemaker’s Festival featuring thirty four posters for shows at The Palace Theatre. Be quick to see what is on! The Troublemakers’ Festival is about changing the world. More specifically, it’s about changing the world – starting with Swansea High Street. Festival Dates: Thu 13 Jul 2017 to Sun 16 Jul […]

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Art, artist, creative industries, employment, festival, street art, sydney

ARTIST CALL OUT – BURWOOD FESTIVAL INSTALLATION

Expressions of Interest are sought for an artist to paint the wall or create a temporary artwork (chalk or paste-up) to fit with the Burwood Festival theme of 1950’s Rock ‘n’ Roll. Think Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, cadillacs, milk bars, juke box, big skirts, swing dancing, etc… Burwood Council have installed a new stage in Burwood Park called the Pavilion (photos below) and an opportunity exists for […]

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Architecture, Cities, community, creative industries, curating, street art, tourism, urban planning, urban renewal

Newcastle Street Art Musings

Many of those in Newcastle would know there has been a huge community response to the painting over of the Guido Van Helten mural this week. This has raised a number of questions from a range of people, such as, what rights do the community have in privately owned spaces that face and impact the public domain and what exactly is […]

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Failure:Lab Sydney – 28 May 2016

Failure:Lab the USA founded event focused on crushing the stigma associated with failure is coming to Sydney on 28 May 2016. With the theme of ‘The Highs & Lows of the Creative Journey’ this night is filled with successful creative professionals whom are going to erase the negativity associated with the F word – Failure, that is. Seven creative professionals each share […]

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Cities, community, event, Placemaking, street art, urban planning, urban renewal

Street Art Walking on Oxford Street

Street Art Walking is excited to announce our first Sydney project working with Place Partners and Urbanistas Sydney to develop a mural for a building located at the very start of Oxford Street. The project has been approved as part of Place Partner’s Oxford Street Activators project and will revitalise a currently tired (and tagged) wall facing the famous, Oxford Street. […]

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Street Art Walking in Sydney

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I have been located in Sydney since 2014. Street Art Walking has still been doing tours in Newcastle, including a few murals, so you can still get in touch if you need a dose of street art in The City of Newcastle. This also means Sydney can expect some new exciting projects. Simone has […]

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Street Art Walking Tours

Come with us, on foot or bike, as we lead you through the streets of Newcastle sharing stories about the artworks, how they came to be, about the artists behind the murals, techniques used to create them and our role in in the burgeoning street art scene of Newcastle, Australia. As Simone takes you along the SAW history you will […]

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Detroit – Part I

It has been many months (nearly a year!) since I had the opportunity to visit Detroit, Michigan. But as anyone who has spent thirty minutes with me will tell you, Detroit has not been out of my mind (or heart) for a moment. Today, I will start my series of blogs, highlighting my journey from departure to return. With so […]

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Art, community, Placemaking, professional artist, street art, urban renewal

Wickham Station Placemaking

  Last year we found out that some of our art and placemaking friends were working on an exciting project for the stairs at Wickham train station. Mark Aylward (who has been a key driver in some great placemaking projects in Newcastle West), had sparked a project online with artists Lu Quade and Erynwithawhy. As we are all pals online, […]

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Hit The Bricks Newcastle, Australia

It is all happening in Newcastle, Australia, at the moment with Look Hear presenting Hit The Bricks next week from November 22nd until 24th. Hit The Bricks is the first street art festival of it’s kind for the city once known for steel production with twelve walls being painted over the duration of the festival. Newcastle has been emerging as […]

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