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Street Artists Are Turning Parramatta's Public Space Into an Outdoor Studio

See some of Australia's most talented street artists at work.
By Tom Clift
March 13, 2016
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By Tom Clift
March 13, 2016
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A collection of Australia's most talented street artists will transform Centenary Square in Parramatta into a temporary open-air art studio. Each morning for nine consecutive weekdays beginning on Monday March 14, a different artist will produce a brand new, large scale artwork live in front of the public, demonstrating their technique and turning the space into a vibrant artistic hub.

An initiative of the Parramatta City Council and real estate developers Walker Corporation in partnership with creative arts organisation Work-Shop, the Live Walls Project has tapped a number of notable names to take part. Anthony Lister, Anya Brock, Guido Van Helten, James Jirat Patradoon, Sid Tapia, Georgia Hill, Aidan "Sprinkles" McKenzie, Phibs, Nico and Jumbo will all take part, each working from 10am to 3pm on their allocated day to create a new artwork on the hoarding in front of the Parramatta Square development.

At the conclusion of the event, each work will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to the Parramatta Mission. Nice one.

LIVE WALLS LINE-UP

Monday 14 March – James Jirat Patradoon
Tuesday 15 March – Sid Tapia
Wednesday 16 March – Georgia Hill
Thursday 17 March – Anthony Lister
Friday 18 March – Aidan “Sprinkles” McKenzie
Monday 21 March – Anya Brock
Tuesday 22 March – Phibs
Wednesday 23 March – Guido Van Helten
Thursday 24 March – Nico & Jumbo

For more information about Live Walls, visit www.parracity.nsw.gov.au/livewalls. You can also keep tabs on the project via Instagram.

Published on March 13, 2016 by Tom Clift

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