MoreArt Public Art Show

MoreArt Public Art Show

Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland's iconic transport corridors.

Now Open - Applications for the Open Category  for MoreArt 2018

Applications due Friday 10 August

Theme – Magic In The North

 “The northern suburbs of Moreland are sometimes perceived as isolated by those in the ‘cultured South’, despite being separated only by the artery of moving metal we call Bell Street. Artists are invited to transcend the North - South paradigm by illuminating the pathways that connect us to each other between Coburg and Fawkner “

Process

Child writing on a drawing board

Artists are invited to submit a concept to the MoreArt Public Art Show for the Open
Category of MoreArt 2018. Artists are asked to propose works for various sites along the Upfield Line and Sydney Road public transport, cultural and commercial precincts.

Each successful applicant in the Supported Category will receive a fee of $200.

The artworks, project and/or residency will be on site until 16 December and will be launched at on Sunday 11 November.

Where feasible the preferred site will be allocated, however, the exhibition selection committee will have final say as to where projects will be situated. MoreART will consider alternative sites if the artist has arranged access and logistics.

All aboard

Application form (PDF 2Mb) - Open Category  (PDF 1Mb)

Sites North of Bell Street (PDF 4Mb)

Sites South of Bell Street (PDF 2Mb) 

 

 

Email Dan Mitchell for further information.

MoreArt 2017 

Once again our totally unpredictable and fascinating community of artists presented creative wonders across Moreland.

Watch video

Seeland

Dylan Martorell and Chaco Kato of Slow Art Collective steadily transformed their West Street site into a temporary macrame wonderland called SEELAND.

Rushdi Anwar and Miream Salameh
presented emotive installationsin front of the BrunswickTown Hall that both transfixed and engaged.

Rushdi Anwar sand bag sculpture in front of Brunswick Town Hall

Collective Care protest banner installation

 

Artists Kate Davis and Hannan Jones lead a provocative and political workshop andprotest titled Collective Care that gave participants the chance to creatively express their passions and concerns in a supportive and fun atmosphere.

 

 

Ben Taranto Sculpture image

Ben Taranto planted his sculptural statement Timelapsed alongside the Upfield Bike path. Bringing a creative viewpoint of the human assisted degradation of our precious coral reefs.

 

 

 

Miles Brown performing on Platform

Ilana Russell curated a series of pop up performances at Jewell Station titled Platform. The various artists had commuters toe tapping, singing and laughing their way through there daily commutes.

Maria Miranda and Norie Neumark were artists-in-residence presenting their work Waiting at Moreland Station. A collaborative work that explored the intimate life of worms using sound video, conversation and installation.

Joiwind Lowe wandered far and wide throughout Moreland with her project Specific Beauty. In this work she used the traditional advertising format of photographic bill posters to explore the repitition of an everyday hero image drawn from the local detail.

Liss Fenwick lIGHTBOXES AT jEWELL sTATION

Liss Fenwick presented Periphery at Jewell Station, a light box installation that placed stark unsettling images from the Northern Territory into the urban space exploring our strange relationship with the Australian landscape.

Chris Humphries brought his delicate series of hand drawn tree scapes, Slide Show, to the Jewell Station customer service space transforming it into a imagined forest for all to enjoy.

Artland RMIT bILLBOARD ART WORK

RMIT University Link presented Artland at the Brunswick Campus, a student art-in-public-spaces exhibition. Congratulations to winners of the MoreArt award from this years show, Varuni Kanagasundaram and Richard MacHuca who have both been invited to participate in MoreArt 2018.

 

 

Bike tour at night looking at projectionsBig thanks to Projector Bike and Art Aficionados for facilitating a wonderful program of bike and walking tours in 2018.

Download MoreArt 2017 program (PDF 3Mb)

 

 

Bike tour of MoreArt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact

Moreland City Council
Public Arts Officer
Phone: 9240 1111

Further information

Event document

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