You Can’t Stop Progress…


It was highly fitting that the skies were overcast and winds blustery on the opening day of The Omega Project; the latest body of work by progressive street artist Rone.

A soon-to-be-demolished house in the inner-city suburb of Alphington, Melbourne formed a canvas for seven of the artist’s signature murals, which adorned the walls of each room.

It cost Rone $1 to rent and no bond. The house belonged to Joe who was 92 and passed away a few years ago. A bit of an attention seeker, Joe’s family thought he would get a kick out of it. Despite being limited to 15 people every 5 mins, the line had grown halfway down the street by lunchtime. Joe, wherever he was, would surely have been pleased.

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Working with interior stylists from The Establishment Studios, each room was furnished with a range of props and knick-knacks that hinted…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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