Many travellers are visiting this big city in Australia to experience adventure tours in Melbourne but many of them miss to see the beautiful street art that the metro has to offer. If you are one of those people, you will now be able to see these arts through the book of Lou Chamberlin called Burn City. Chamberlin is known as a photographer with great interest in the street art found all over Melbourne. He has been doing this for over 10 years and his book has a collection of the best street arts the city has seen.
The title of the book came from the word “burners” which is used by many street artists to explain how vivid an art is that if can burn the wall. These street arts are created by local artists including 23rd Key, Rone and Adnate as well as international artists like Fin DAC from London and Nychos from Austria. Listed below are some of Chamberlin’s favourite arts.
- Manofdarkness’ art was pictured in Melbourne’s central business district. It features a girl painted using stencil. A hummingbird is perched on the girl’s hand and they are oblivious to their surroundings. It shows how adults have lost their sense of vulnerability and innocence which is evident in every little boys and girls. The art itself is nostalgic because of the grey colour scheme used.
- Rone and Mayonaize’s street art located in Brunswick shows that of a woman’s face in golden tone with the face upward to the sky. Roneis known for his passion in painting women’s faces. He started doing street art in 2004 and is one of Everfresh Studios’ founding members. The street art also showcasedMayonaize’scalligraffiti.
- A street art located in Boxhill laneway show off the skill of LucyLucy who is an artist from France but decided to reside in Melbourne. She is fond of painting female characters that are often draped in flowing ribbons or fabrics.
These are only some of the street art showcased in the book. If you miss these beauties while on adventure tours in Melbourne, you will now be able to see them through Chamberlin’s book.