Back when Sydney was slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic in August, I met with Maddie Gibbs over Zoom (or was it Microsoft Teams? Skype? Was I wearing trackpants and a hoodie?). I wanted to speak to her about a piece of public art that she was creating at the South Eveleigh precinct – a wayfinding artwork that meandered through the concrete, a splash of yellow on grey. Read More


Newtown’s ‘Three Proud People’ Mural restored thanks to Cultural & Creative grant Words Amy Willing Painted in 2000, just in time for the Sydney Olympics, the Three Proud People mural on Leamington Lane has become a valued part of the Newtown community. The mural depicts three figures at the 1968 Olympics… Read More