Showcasing four of Australia and New Zealand’s freshest street art talents, Project 5: Volume 6 is hitting Sydney tomorrow – in Australia’s longest running contemporary street art project!
Featuring a month long public exhibition, weekend live art showcases events, kids urban art workshops and charity auctions, Project 5 Volume 6 will be sure to delight Sydneysiders by turning Darling Quarter into a fun, vibrant creative space.
This year Project 5, Volume 6 artists ‘hall of fame’ includes Askew One (aka Elliot O’Donnell) who is from Auckland NZ, two time winner of the prestigious international graffiti event Write4Gold and part of the renowned artist collective TMD (The Most Dedicated); Perth’s king of Street Art Kyle Hughes-Odgers; Sydney’s Alex Lehours and Melbourne’s 23rd Key.
You can experience firsthand each artists’ creative process from 26th-28th September, in the open-air studio at Darling Quarter’s Village Green. Then, each artist’s large-scale artwork will be auctioned on Friday 29th October will all proceeds being put towards work for the Project’s new partner ArtsReady – a not-for-profit organisation that helps young trainees establish themselves in careers in the arts and creative industries.
“Project Five not only stimulates the arts industry by commissioning artists and raising money for ArtsReady, it also inspires more creative minds out there, which in turn activates the space in Darling Quarter for the public to enjoy and creates a strong community vibe within the precinct” – Abigail Campion, Retail & Marketing Manager for Darling Quarter.
What: Project 5, Volume 6
Where: OPEN pop-up exhibition space, Civic Connector, Darling Quarter
When: Friday 19th September – Sunday 19th October
Key Dates and Times:
Public Art Exhibition at OPEN, Darling Quarter
When: 19th Sep – 19th Oct
Live Art Events on the Village Green, Darling Quarter
When: 26th Sep 6pm-9pm
27th Sep 12pm-3pm
28th Sep 12pm-3pm
Kids Urban Workshops on the Village Green North, Darling Quarter
When: 23rd, 24th, 25th,
30th September and
1st & 2nd October 11am-2pm
Art Auction for Charity at Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre at Darling Quarter
When: 29th October 6pm-9pm