Thursday, July 1, 2010
JULY 2010: The Brunswick Show
Inspiration for The Brunswick Show originated from artist Stuart Beekmeyer’s observation of “the results of suburban gentrification and its affects on artistic communities.”
Beekmeyer’s belief “that Brunswick had reached a very important turning point” and “is positively brimming with artistic talent and creativity which needs to be celebrated and brought to light on a broader scale” appealed to Brunswick artists Belinda Wiltshire, Simon Gardam and Cynthia Nolan who also became involved in this exciting project. Artist Belinda Wiltshire explains, “The first few meetings were more about throwing around obscure ideas on how to make this thing come to life; make it something Melbourne has been missing – something new, something fresh and real.” Read more...