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Sunshines Melbourne Streetart & Graffiti Top 10 – October 2017

Ahh October was a good month around the traps!! We are late on this as well, but Dean never stops haha … as the last month before we start coing into spring and summer fully, October always sees a lot more people getting out to do stuff – so check ut all the great shit below!! 1. Shida – Fitzroy  2. Porn + JME – Richmond 3. LOV3 – South Yarra 4. DVATE – Collingwood 5. Lucy Lucy, D’Nart, Mini One – Preston 6. Putos – Fitzroy 7. Senekt – Abbotsford 8. Sugar – South Yarra 9. Heesco – Docklands

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Streetart & Graffiti – September 2017

September passed a while ago. In between travel and work, Ive let things slide a bit here on the site, but its never too late to get these up – sorry Deano!  Check out all the great shit Dean saw on our streets over September below!! 1. DVATE + AWES – Richmond 2. BAILER + AWES- Port Melbourne 3. LING – Melbourne 4. N2O – Hosier Lane 5. PUTOS – Brunswick 6. SHIDA – Yarraville 7. SHEM – Hosier Lane 8. DVATE – Brunswick 9. HEESCO – Brunswick 10. SENEKT – Abbotsford 

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Streetart & Graffiti – August 2017

Oh shit. Okay, this is completely and utterly my ownfault that this is so late – Ive been so busy getting ready to go and launch Irikanji over at Taipei Toy Festival that so much has slipped on the blog lately! Busy as he always is  these days, Dean Sunshine though, didnt forget! He’s given us such a great bunch of pics this month as well, and I’m pretty stoked to see his selection!!! Check them all out below! 1. Makatron + Itch – brunswick 2. Jack Douglas – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 3. AWES – Brunswick 4. Bailer + Ling – Collingwood

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Street Art & Graffiti – July 2017

Another month rolls by, and I dont know about you but the cold weather lately has been really making me wish for summer to come as soon as it can! The cold doesnt stop the painting though, and this time around Dean Sunshine has ten great shots of some of the cool shit that has been sprayed and smashed up on the walls of Melbourne this month! Check them all out below, and enjoy!! 1. ELK – stkilda 2. SAGE – Brunswick 3. FACTER – Windsor 4. KID SILK + PUTOS Hosier Lane 5. CELOUT – CBD, Melbourne 6. RONE

Sunshines Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art Top 10 – June 2017

Again and again, every month Mr Dean Sunshine brings us all the cool shit that has happened on the walls of our fair city. This month brings a whole slew of cool stuff, from Makatron to Dosey, Scale and Porn and everything else thats grand in this lineup of works! Check them all out below, we’ll have more for you next month, of course! 1. Julian Clavijo – Brunswick 2. Makatron – South Yarra 3. Deams – Clifton Hill 4. Senekt – Clifton Hill 5. Porn – Fitzroy  6. Al Stark – Melbourne 7. Dosey + Sugar – Sunshine lane,

Snapshots – OBEY – Shepard Fairey – Vivid – Sydney

Our man Dean Sunshine was up in Sydney last week to cehck out Vivid Sydney – specifically, he was taking a bit of time checking out the Shepherd Fairey exhibition, Printed Matters, and mural that he was painting as a part of the event. This was a bit of the blurb from the show: “Iconic American artist Shepard Fairey blurs the boundaries of art and design. His unique style is instantly recognised in exhibitions and walls around the world. His body of work includes the OBEY GIANT art project, the Barak Obama HOPE campaign, and this year’s ubiquitous ‘We The

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Street Art & Graffiti – May 2017

Winter is here, but that has not stopped the paint from going up on the walls. Braving the chilling conditions, our intrepid Dean Sunshine has, once again, sought out all his favourite pieces that have been painted on the streets of Melbourne! Theres a mighty fine selection this month, so check them all out below! 1. ELLE – St.Kilda 2. HA HA – Brunswick 3. LOV3 – Collingwood  4. Resio – Clifton Hill 5. Be Free – Northcote  6. Crisp – Hosier Lane, Melbourne  7. Heesco – Windsor 8. Steve Cross – Melbourne  9. JME NACK SICK BAFLE – Clifton Hill 10.

VR Snapshots – Immersive Media Lounge – State Library of Victoria

A few weeks ago Invurt was involved in creating the Immersive Media Lounge at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017, hosted at the State Library of Victoria. The event was an awesome success with hundreds of people coming through the doors across the week, and some very cool artwork being created. I was pretty impressed with what the artists came up with (Senekt, Facter, Conrad Bizjak and RASHEE).  Invurt and Phoria had the HTC Vive rocking Google Tilt Brush against a Green screen – Hollywood Styles, resulting in  a mixed reality display combining what the artist was doing against the world they

Video – Wall To Wall Festival 2017 – Benalla

Another Wall To Wall has been and gone, but they’re got the video out, and it looks totally rad! “The Wall to Wall Festival is the largest regional street art festival in Australia. And also one of the most innovative community development initiatives on a national level. This year it hosted 35 internationally acclaimed artists from Australia and around the world, and attracted thousands of curious participants and observers from near and far. It’s changing the face of Benalla, one wall at a time. And changing a whole community’s identity, while it’s at it. ” Man, it’d be great to

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Street Art and Graffiti – April 2017

Okay, here we go yet again (and again, can you believe this is No. 73? Jeezus) with Dean Sunshines picks for all the cool shit he saw around our city this month, and its a pretty nice colleciton indeed with everything from Lush and Dvate, to Love and relative newcomer Welin (who keeps getting up all over the place).   Check out all the rad images below if you know whats grand!     1. Lucy Lucy – Preston 2. Frosk, Facter, Keomatch, – Richmond  3. Ling – Preston 4. Lush – Brunswick 5. Awes – Melbourne  6. Arcy –

Feature – Meeting Of Styles Melbourne 2016

Well, last weekend was, pure and simply, totally fkn epic. The inaugural Meeting Of Styles Melbourne was held across all of Melbournes most iconic laneways, as well as adding a few new ones. We were in amongst it all and it was one of the best painting events the city had ever seen – and it was entirely self orgnaised, showing the power and potential of the graffiti and street art community in Melbourne to accomplish great things.

From the press release that was sent out:

“The city of Melbourne is now awash with hundreds of new graffiti and street art murals. Over four days in April, Meeting of Styles Melbourne quietly occurred with nearly three hundred of Australia’s leading artists from Melbourne as well as other states, painting walls in various lanes across the city. The artists were not paid, yet they left hundreds of artworks for Melburnians and international tourists to enjoy anytime and at no cost. The artworks could be valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars and will surely generate revenue for the city through the countless people coming in to view the artworks. This was the first time the European event was held in Australia and all concerned have branded it a huge success paving the way for a bigger and better event next year.


The event was totally facilitated by Melbourne based individuals and businesses involved in the local street art scene with most of the locations kept under wraps until after the event – all the walls painted were legal spots and with permission.

After recent negative reports about graffiti in our city, Meeting of Styles Melbourne proved that the graffiti subculture can work harmoniously with both street artists and the public to create a safe event involving all the community.

Melbourne has played host to a variety of “street art” events in the past, but this one was different. Although street art was incorporated into the event, as a true “Meeting of Styles”, the real focus of the three days of painting was on graffiti. As such, the importance of letters and the graffiti culture was recognised, and pushed to the fore in homage to its contribution to the culture of our city – for without its graffiti history, in all its facets, street art would not be such an integral piece of Melbourne’s cultural fabric.

As an unmitigated success, Meeting of Styles Melbourne was a true celebration, and testament, of all styles of art found on our cities walls.

http://www.twitter.com/MOSMelbourne

http://www.facebook.com/Meeting-Of-Styles-Melbourne

http://www.meetingofstyles.com  (international website)

 

Photos from the event can be found below.

Please ensure photographers are credited and watermarks maintained.

David Russell Photography:

Photos: www.dropbox.com/sh/y4rs2svt5nv1d8j/AAA9ri-SV-ogwLtaj83DtFNIa?dl=0

p1xels:

Photos: www.p1xels.pixieset.com/meetingofstyles/

For any event enquiries contact Danny on 0413 689 511

For any media enquiries

Luke          0411 787 687
Adrian      0449 992 008
Dean         0412 350 666

Thank you

Meeting of Styles Melbourne Crew

We have to wholeheartedly agree – the weekend was amazing. We all spent a lot of time cruising around and checking out the art in progress, and just the scale of it and seeing so much go up all at the same time was phenominal. Some of the ocations that were painted included spots like Hosier Lane, Union Lane, Electric Lane, Flinders lane, Blender lane, Lovelands and a bunch of others.
The MOS Melbourne event was organised by Danny aka Duke Grimo who poured countless hours and resources into the organisation and management of the event – have to say, what an absolute legend for all his hard work. He was assisted and also had input from Loop Colours, Blender Studios, Land of Sunshine, Eskis, I Support Street Art, Riff Raff Tattoos, p1xels, the Croft Institute and, of course, us here at Invurt.

Heres some of the best images that David Russell captured from the event – we’ll have a bunch more awesome shots for you from p1xels pretty soon as well.

http://www.twitter.com/MOSMelbourne

http://www.facebook.com/Meeting-Of-Styles-Melbourne

http://www.meetingofstyles.com  (international website)

#MOSMelbourne #MOSMelbourne2016

 

 

 

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