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Supporting our arts students

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program has worked closely with the Victorian College of Arts and RMIT to ensure student art is celebrated on a large scale around our sites.

Four recent graduates from VCA have works around the Parkville Station precinct including a 90m piece call ‘Rej’ by Evan Whittington that runs the length of Barry St. A selection panel including Raafat Ishak from VCA chose the works.

An industry partnership with the RMIT School of Fashion and Design and Textiles meant year 2 students undertook a course exercise to create a work for walkway alongside the Franklin St acoustic shed – with Katy Smits work ‘Metropolitan Tiles’ chosen to be displayed to celebrate Melbourne Fashion Week.

Another work by a RMIT School of Art (Public Space) student is on display in Urban Square. Paola Ibarra engaged 180 people to help create the 35m piece, 'The Mark'- which celebrates how the square is used by students and residents.

The Mark artwork on display

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