Melbourne Art Trams Announces Artists
Melbourne Festival have finally announced the eight artists whose artworks will be featured on eight Yarra Trams this year as part of Melbourne Art Trams, a program dedicated transporting art throughout the city.
The winning artists out of 117 entrants are Rose Nolan, surrealist David Wadelton, Luke Cornish, Bindi Cole, pop-painter Jon Campbell, Brooke Andrew, emerging artist Freya Pitt and collaboration project Joining Forces (Zashra Zainal, Brendan Ninness, Jeffrey Phillips, Gemma Flack, Rhiannon Thomas and Sebastian Berto).
Melbourne Art Trams is a project, similar to the Transporting Art project from 1978 – 1993, run by Melbourne Festival in conjunction with Arts Victoria and Yarra Trams to exhibit Australian artists on a moving platform.
The trams will be unveiled during Melbourne Festival, which will run from Friday October 11 – Sunday October 27. More information can be found online.