Banyule has a vibrant and colourful collection of commissioned street art throughout the municipality. Many of these murals and pieces are designed & created by young people as part the Banyule Street Art Program which aims to engage young people using this art form in a legal and positive way and end with a legal mural within Banyule.
About the mural
This mural had been identified early on as a potential site as it was a “hotspot” for graffiti and tagging and faced a busy road and was the public face for the Andrew Place Shopping Village. This mural was made possible by the extra funding for the “Banyule Mural Project” and stands outside the BYS Street Art program, New Hope. This project employs street artists who then complete murals in identified “hotspots” at a high artistic standard.
The brief for this wall was to identify “Andrews Place” and the theme “Diversity”. The artists who collaborated on this piece were; Remedy, DASH & Domski and they explained;
“the inspiration for this piece was diversity with bees featuring as they bring bio-diversity and are so important to our planet and yet are often overlooked and under-estimated. The character for me brings a harmonious and tranquil touch.”
The feedback has been so positive and we have seen crowds of young people taking selfies along the wall as they wait for the bus.
New Hope participants & artists; DASH & Domski
11 Andrew Place, Bundoora
New Hope Street Art Program
Street art is for 12-25 year olds that are involved in the graffiti community. These workshops are designed to engage young people using this art form in a legal and positive way and end with a legal mural within Banyule.
This weekly program is for young people that are involved in the graffiti community. These workshops aim to enhance participants skills in art and the process of working on legal walls.
Throughout the year we run different workshops all over Banyule for young people who would like to learn more about this art form and learn new skills.
If you want to get involved or have any questions, please contact Lisa on 0427 833 321 or DM Facebook.
Street Art Mural Expression of Interest Form
If you know of, or own a wall that is being tagged a lot and think it would be a good place for a mural please, complete our online Expression of Interest
You can also check out our Street Art page on the Banyule Youth Portal - Keeping connected from home for heaps of resources, tutorials and more here: https://www.banyuleyouth.com/street-art-0