The Darwin Street Art Festival is returning for a third yearin 2019, with 15 city walls to be transformed into masterpieces by nationallyand internationally acclaimed street artists in September.
The festival, which will run from 5 September to 15September with see artists converge on Darwin to brighten otherwise blank wallswithin the 2019 theme Northern Wonders.
The third annual event is sponsored by the Territory LaborGovernment as part of the Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package, whichaims to increase visitation, support local businesses and jobs.
After the success of 2018, Proper Creative and ApparitionMedia once again join forces to deliver the third festival, with contributingartists such as Shaun Edwards of House of Darwin and Benita and LiamMilner of Luna Tunes with more artists to be announced in coming weeks.
Expressions of interest open today and run until 20 Augustfor local artists which who to be involved with the festival, artists are urgedto submit a sketch and a 100 word explanation of how their artwork relates tothe theme via the website www.darwinstreetartfestival.com.au/apply-now.
An extensive program of community events supplement thisyears festival including childrens workshops, paint by numbers, festival huband a street party to celebrate the completion of the festival in West Lane onSaturday, 14 September complete with cocktails and food trucks.