|Street art by artist Smug. Photo: Belinda Jackson|
Move over, Melbourne central, Fitzroy and Collingwood are the city’s street new art heartlands.
Chances are you’ve seen a tour group standing outside Movida
restaurant on Hosier Lane, camera phones working overtime, two fingers
up in the “victory” salute.
Melbourne has claimed its position as
one of the world’s premier street-art cities, rivalling Berlin, Sao
Paulo, Paris and New York, but the city’s top street artists say it’s
time street-art watchers moved out of the city centre and looked
north-east for the hottest talent on Melbourne’s walls…
Click here to read my article on Melbourne’s new streetart heartland on Fairfax Media’s Traveller website.