Round Table: Street Art


Asialink Level 4 Sidney Myer Asia Centre Gate 4, The University of Melbourne Parkville, Victoria 3010 Australia


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Join Asialink Arts in a series of presentations and round table discussions on Street Art, featuring key figures from the Melbourne Street Art Community. Speakers include Adrian Doyle(Blender Studios), Tristan Minter (Apparition Media), Shaun Hossack (Juddy Roller).

Date: Friday 22 April, 9.45am – 2.00pm
Location: Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Level 1, Sydney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne
RSVP is essential to Warisa Somsuphangsri: by Thursday 14th April

Program Schedule

  • 9.45-10.00am Welcome and introduction to the day, Lesley Alway, Director Asialink Arts
  • 10.00-10.20am Session 1: Introduction to Melbourne Street Art Ecology, Dr Lachlan MacDonald, Head, Centre for Cultural Partnerships, Faculty of the VCA and MCM, The University of Melbourne
  • 10.20-10.40am Session 2: Street Art Collective, Adrian Doyle, Blender Studios
  • 10.40-11.00am Session 3: Street Art Policy, Gordon Harrison, Team Leader for Programs Engineering Services, City of Melbourne
  • 11.00-11.15am Tea Break
  • 11.15-11.35am Session 3: Street Art as Creative Platform , Dr Christopher Honig, Lecturer in Engineering and tutor at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne
  • 11.35-12.05 am Session 4: Street Art, China, Andy Miller, General Manager, Multicultural Arts Victoria and Damian Smith, Director, Words For Arts
  • 12.05-12.20pm Session 5: ‘Street Art’ in Singapore, Jasmine Choe, Singapore Youth Arts Overseas Attachment Program participant
  • 12.20-1.20pm Lunch
  • 1.20-1.40pm Session 6: Resurgence of sign writing as a lost art form, Tristan Minter, Apparition Media
  • 1.40-2.00pm Session 7: Building stronger communities through street art, Shaun Hossack, Creative Director, Juddy Roller
  • 2.00-2.30pm Discussion Q&A