ART TO THE STREETS of Chapel Street Precinct
Artists and hospitality workers have perhaps been the hardest hit by the continuing lockdowns in Melbourne, but Australia’s largest retail, hospitality and entertainment precinct, Chapel Street Precinct, is fighting back with a street campaign to take art off the gallery walls and onto the streets.
Ten artists have offered their works to be transformed into a street poster campaign that will adorn the walls of Chapel Street Precinct from Thursday 23 September.
Sponsored by Chapel Street Precinct and Mr Moto, works range from Tony Lloyd’s majestic man on the moon paintings to a red devil grinning foolishly right back at you by Diego Ramirez.
“Lockdown has robbed our artists of a chance to show their works and a chance for an income – I applaud Chapel Street Precinct for this program that sends art out to the community when we need it most.” states MARS director Andy Dinan.
Chapel Street Precinct’s 100 commissioned street posters can be seen in complete layout down the side of MARS Gallery at 7 James St, Windsor as well as strategically placed in various locations within the Precinct.
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