Writers Bench: The Evolution of Melbourne Graffiti and Street Art Culture. 1980 - 2011

Unclassified 15+
Oriel Guthrie, 80 mins, Australia, 2011, Digital Betacam. Courtesy: Oriel Guthrie and Spencer Davids.

Writers Bench
Writers Bench
Writers Bench takes the audience on a first-hand journey through the historical timeline of graffiti and street art culture in Melbourne, exploring some of the revered artists who have helped to shape the city's cultural identity.

From its raw beginnings as political and radical slogans plastered on walls throughout the suburbs and the colourful burst of murals splashed along train lines, to the rise of street art as an inner city tourist attraction, Writers Bench traces the evolution of this vital artistic movement.

Hear stories of growing up with the movement, why each artist got involved and what has influenced their style.

Back by popular demand!

Dates   Sat 22 Sep 2012, 4pm

Sat 29 Sep 2012, 4pm

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