Juddy Roller Street Art Tour for Collingwood Backpackers
Travelers staying at Collingwood Backpackers, come with me on a journey to observe incredible, large-scale murals made possible by street art company, Juddy Roller. These murals draw attention to the battle between commissioned street art and graffiti writers, as well as highlighting the growing commercialization of Melbourne’s street art scene.
Please make sure to select the picture of the mural on each page as it leads to more images that are important.
Locations for deTour
Stop 1 - Easey Livin' (Collingwood Power Station)
Our first stop is the large-scale mural painted on the Collingwood Power Station, corner of Easey and Wellington Streets, called ‘Easey Livin’’. Painted in collaboration by world-renowned artists Rone, Adnate, Mayo, Guido Van Helton and Askew, this…
Stop 2 - Phibs' Piece (Friends Of The Earth)
Now we walk to our next stop, the beautiful piece Phibs completed recently on the corner of Perry Street and Smith Street. Phibs, prolific in the Sydney and Melbourne street art scene, draws large inspiration from nature. Thus the connection to the…
Stop 3 - Smug's Piece (Wood Street)
Our next stop is a short walk away at Wood Street, Fitzroy, where Smug, one of the most respected photo-realistic painters, has completed an interesting mural. Smug’s twisted realism is unique and instantly recognizable whilst the volume of his work…
Stop 4 - Bogan Mural (Leicester Street)
Our penultimate stop is a collaboration mural between Adnate, Smug and Sofles, some of the leading names in Australian street art (LOCATION). Whilst Sofles’ abstract design and Adnate’s veiled face (just one in a series located around the Fitzroy…
Stop 5 - Sofles' 'Graffiti Mapped' (White Night Mural)
Our last stop is a bit further away from the first four pieces, but makes up for it in size, technique, execution and creativeness. This enormous mural (a full wall of Mackenzie Street’s multi-level car park) was part of a project by Juddy Roller, in…