Australia Network broadcast across the globe on the Spark Lane mural created in Melbourne, Australia.
Archive for October, 2008
MELBOURNE City Council has used ratepayers’ funds to fly a British graffiti sprayer to paint a gigantic mural in a city laneway. Mohammed Ali, aka Aerosol Arabic, has mixed street art and Islamic calligraphy in the work, to be unveiled in Spark Lane, off Flinders St, today. The council and British Council Australia have sponsored the mural as part of the International Arts Festival, primarily sponsored by the State Government. ….. read more>>>
Todays mural at the Victoria University in Footscray, Melbourne, next to the Womens Centre.
‘Educating a woman is, educating a nation’
I have just completed the first weekend of spraypainting at Spark Lane in Melbourne, painting with the Crooked Rib. Next week, will be continuing the mural, and will be completed by Sunday. In the meantime, I have painted a mural in Broadmeadow, at the Banskia centre, and will be painting another mural at Victoria University in Footscray, this wednesday 22nd October, at 2pm (next to the Womens Centre). This Thursday 23rd, at 3pm I will be at the Melbourne University, delivering a seminar. I havn’t been able to blog as regular as i’d like to have – just too much to do! So i have decided to do a full write up after the whole thing is done.
In the meantime check out some pix and articles:
AerosolArabic residency at the Melbourne International Arts Festival, see day 1 pix….