Welcome to Spotswood
Spotswood is a small, quirky suburb in Melbourne’s inner-west with a diverse industrial history. It is also an area that is changing.
In acknowledgment of this change and the area’s unique landmarks, local artisan sign writer, Tony Mead, will paint a larger-than-life, postcard-style mural ‘Welcome to Spotswood’ on a vintage water tank.
Featuring an image of the Westgate Bridge against a silhouetted Melbourne CBD at sunrise, Tony’s mural design has inspired a collaboration of filmmakers and musicians to create a short film and a song that tell stories of an area that has in recent years become home to cafés, wine bars, art studios and even a boutique brewery.
Tony will be hand-painting the mural over October and November. Passers-by can catch a glimpse of the mural evolving in the vacant lot across from the glassworks on the corner of Booker Street and Hudsons Road, Spotswood.
See the mural in the vacant lot on corner of Booker Street and Hudsons Road, Spotswood.
Watch the Welcome to Spotswood short film on:
Sat 21 Nov at 7pm
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