Saturday, July 08, 2017


There's a new challenge in town in Melbourne. The art of making art out of anti-terror concrete bollards.

I first came across it in this article Melbourne Is Responding To Its New Anti-Terror Bollards In The Most Melbourne Way Possible

So went to check it out on Twitter and found these

Apparently the Lord Mayor of Melbourne is all in favour and has persuaded the street cleaners not to wash the art away

and even gives some streetcred of his own

People are getting inventive - and even covering them up. There's a little bit of Damien Hirst coming to the fore with this one...

There's a lot of chaps hard at work on their sewing machines

We've even got people getting seriously sniffy about the quality of the cover-up

It can only be a matter of time before the knitters get going!

Overall the consensus is that the needs to be more of this

It can only be a matter of time before the #bollardbandit and #bollart moves continents....

1 comment:

Margaret S Milligan said...

Thank you for posting this! It has got my little grey cells going.....we have a themed art festival coming up .....I may be out with my measuring tape!