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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 15, 2021

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Fortitude Valley’s TRYP Hotel – The only reason to stay in for a movie night.

February 27, 2016 |

For those of the artistic and creative persuasion TRYP Hotel may be your top contender for a romantic evening for two.

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Melbourne’s Best Graffiti (Other Than Hosier Lane)

February 1, 2015 |

Hoiser Lane has become a landmark of urban art in Melbourne, and I used to love all the portraits and colourful murals that marked this quirky laneway. This street was truly embolic of the talent behind street art and I loved that a lot of it pushed the envelope with cheeky political undertones. I hadn’t been back in a couple of years until recently but while I was there I couldn’t help but be disappointed at what I saw. Sadly, some of the greatest bits of street art on this laneway had been defaced with bulky tags and I struggled to find more than a few pieces that really stood out for me. Not to mention, bigger groups of fanny-pack bearings tourists than ever before seemed to have taken over this small space. Although the art will likely change soon enough, I feel as though this street I once loved has lost it’s touch.

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The Rise and Fall of Everton Park’s Concrete Canvas

August 25, 2014 |

Four huge piles of dirt- when surrounded by more dirt- can often be hard to pick up on as a point of interest, despite being hidden away behind several hundred metres of barbed wire fencing.

Currently nestled in the middle … Read More


“Crush City” Crush

March 11, 2013 |

Let me introduce you to Crush City, the one-stop shop for all artists and writers with a love for street art.

It’s also one of the treasured sponsors for our next event at Barsoma on March 21st, “Art with Attitude”. … Read More