Aboriginal Street Art of Redfern

Starting at Redfern Station, explore some of the Aboriginal Street Art of Redfern.

Aboriginal Street Art of Redfern

Sydney, New South Wales 2016, Australia

Created By: Caitlin Preston

Tour Information

This walk is an easy one, mostly staying on the footpaths.


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What You'll See on the Tour

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40, 000 Years Is A Long Time

40, 000 Years Is A Long Time was completed in 1983 by artist Carol Ruff. Over thirty years of exposure to the elements has left the wall cracked and the paint peeling,[1] but the mural still stands to pay tribute to the proud Aboriginal his... Read more
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Welcome to The Block

The mural Welcome to The Block was finished in February 1994, by artist James Simon, although it was designed by Danny Eastwood, who was NAIDOC Aboriginal Artist of the Year in 1993.[1] This work was council-funded and sponsored, but it cam... Read more
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Black Anzac

Black Anzac is part of a series of works paying tribute to Aboriginal servicemen in WW1, by artist Hego.[1] This work portrays Alfred Cameron Jr, of the 1st Light Horse Brigade.[2] Hego has explained that his inspiration for the work came f... Read more
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Welcome to Redfern or The Redfern Terrace

Welcome to Redfern was completed in 2013 by Aboriginal artist Reko Rennie, who worked with a group of local Aboriginal artists. Beginning the piece in December 2012 and finishing it in January 2013, artist Reko Rennie, along with a group o... Read more
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Aboriginal Flag Mural

Painted in 2000 by Alex Tui, Redfern’s Aboriginal flag mural has become a landmark for the area.[1] Mr Tui, a resident of Redfern, said that “I thought it was something that would bring people together and [reaffirm] ownership of their ... Read more
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My kind of neighbourhood

My kind of neighbourhood was painted in July of 1995, by artists Katrina Robertson, Sir Joe Phillips, Josh Hamlin, Rebecca Lyons and Nicole Phillips.[1]   [1] Information gathered from the images above and below. ...
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Corner of Elizabeth St and Phillip St

This work was completed in April of 1992, by Artist Michal Byrt. It was supported by the local community and the South Sydney Council.[1]   [1] Information gathered from the images above. ...
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