Splash of colour on streets
EYE-catching artwork like Brenton See’s will add a splash of colour to walls and laneways around WA next month for PUBLIC’s 2015 Urban art attack.
Streetscapes across Leederville, Northbridge, Claremont, Mt Lawley, Victoria Park and Fremantle will become the open-air canvas for more than 50 national and international artists as part of the art festival organised by FORM.
The WA artist said the event aimed to spark conversations about how creativity and innovation contributed to stronger, more well-rounded communities.
“Its projects like this that let smaller up-and-coming artists have their work seen by a greater audience than they normally would,” Mr See said.
“I think Perth is stepping its game up as far as public art goes – Melbourne has always been known for its street art and colourful laneways but we are getting to the point that we are now comparable.
“With FORM bringing over international artists from around the world we now have a taste of what the world offers on the walls of our own city.”
Mr See’s mural on the Fresh Provisions building in Mt Lawley is his first outdoor piece and similar to the work he does on smaller canvases.
“I have painted four large animals that are free to roam the world without being bothered,” he said.
For more information visit public.form.net.au.
Artist Brenton See.