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World Cup graffiti

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The World Cup brought more than football to Russia, it brought art to the hosting cities. There was a bloom of graffiti that pictured not only players but also traditional symbols from Russia and memorable occurrences from the 2018 World Cup. Probably the two most iconic pieces were the faces of Lionel Messi and Cristiano […]

by Yair Frid , September 4, 2018

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Memorial of Eurydice Dixon painted with offensive graffiti.

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The public memorial for Eurydice Dixon was vandalised with offensive graffiti on the same day a public vigil in her honour was held. Firefighters had to remove the graffiti with a high-pressure hose. Eurydice was a 22 year old comedian who was raped and murdered by a man who has been identified as Jaymes Todd, […]

by Yair Frid , September 4, 2018

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Racist graffiti on Sydney’s University

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Racist graffiti was found in the University of Sydney, the target on this occasion were Asians. With tags reading ‘Stop the Asian invasion’ or ‘Kill all Asians’, the campus was attacked with graffiti and also posters. The residential college housing building ‘International House’, which harbour more than 200 students from Australia and overseas, was also […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Neo-Nazi group attacks with racist graffiti

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NSW and Victoria have been attacked once again with anti-Semitic displays of intolerance, to the point that leaders from the community and even MPs have raised the voice with concerns about the upsurge in bigotry. The group, presumably in charge of these intolerance displays is called Antipodean Resistance (AR), an extreme right-wing organization formed in […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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Victoria’s measures against graffiti

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A new measure to prevent graffiti has started to become popular among Victoria’s Mayor, it consists of street art or murals specifically painted in hotspots where taggers used to commit offences. This measure prevents the councils from spending more resources on graffiti removal because it protects local buildings. Another alternative to this is applying protective […]

by Yair Frid , February 20, 2018

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Street art to prevent graffiti

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During the first weekend of August, Inner West Council celebrated the Perfect Match initiative, aimed to prevent unwanted graffiti and also as a measure to increase the resources allocated for graffiti removal. The weekend included three days of free street art, culture tours and neighbourhood celebrations. This is the fourth year that the program has […]

by Yair Frid , October 29, 2017

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Graffiti swastikas covered with art

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A new way to deal with anti-Semitism vandalism has risen, swastikas painted in public spaces are being creatively covered, just another alternative to graffiti removal. It all started in Germany, with a street-art collective from Berlin called Paintback. The idea came from artist Ibo Omari, who owns a graffiti supply store in Berlin, it was […]

by Yair Frid , October 29, 2017

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Has the identity of the world’s best-known graffiti artist revealed?

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Banksy is one of the most recognised street performers in the world and has maintained his anonymity for years; it is known that he is an established artist in England, but it is not known exactly where he was born. As the best known graffiti artist today, fans and the general public are interested in […]

by Yair Frid , October 16, 2017

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Graffiti fence debate

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Melbourne is internationally known as the capital of street art and even though some of its dwellers love it, others believe it is not pleasant to the sight. That is the case for some of the neighbours of Heather Tervit, a resident in Karingal who decided to commission her residential fence to young artists to […]

by Yair Frid , September 5, 2017

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The Omega Project by Rone

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The latest artwork by Melbourne street artist Rone was made in an abandoned house in the north of the city. The transformed house is set to be demolished very soon to make space for a new housing development. The artist, who has spent the last years painting derelict houses, said that he had always had […]

by Yair Frid , September 5, 2017

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