All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Newcastle’

artist, Cities, Placemaking, street art, tourism

Cooks Hill Walking Tour

Come along on Saturday 9 September to explore Cooks Hill and the street art hidden down laneways and back streets near Darby Street. Street Art Walking leads you through the streets of Cooks Hill sharing stories about the artworks, how they came to be, about the artists behind the murals and techniques used to create them. We will wander around […]

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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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street art, sydney, tourism, Uncategorized

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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Art, event, street art, tourism, travel

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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Art, artist, empty spaces, festival, Placemaking, Uncategorized

Now Based in Sydney

As many of our serious followers will know, late last year I moved to Sydney to pursue some personal career goals. It was all a bit of a hectic time as I was also working on This Is Not Art Festical as Director. We didn’t really have time to reflect or share the news, just quickly pack up our stuff […]

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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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Street Art Festival Volunteers Needed

Hit The Bricks are looking for helpers from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th. SAW is helping them coordinate some on the ground stuff and we would love to see some of our friends come along and be part of the festival. There are roles as Site Marshalls (which entails being on site with an artist to assist with duties such […]

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event, festival, street art

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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Architecture, Art, Arts Organisation, Cities, community, curating, empty spaces, Exhibition, New York, Placemaking, pop up, professional artist, street art, urban planning, urban renewal

Street Art Walking meets No Longer Empty

Yesterday I was lucky enough to share some time with Naomi Hersson Ringskog from No Longer Empty (NLE), a New York based organisation with a focus on renewing and revitalising urban space. Naomi’s background is in urban planning and it was fantastic to tell her about my home city in Newcastle, Australia. As anyone from Newcastle knows, we have some […]

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Kloster Mini Garage + Umpel

Here is the lastest video made by Umpel featuring Kloster Mini Garage Promotional Pop Up Shop. Huge thank you to Umpel for all his dedication and commitment to making great art, following deadlines and having fun whilst working. It’s an honour to work with artists like Umpel and my work as an organiser wouldn’t be possible without the artistic talent […]

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