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Disruptions

Indigenous artwork to shine in Sydenham

17 May 2019

The new open space near the old Melton Highway level crossing is set for another artistic makeover.

An eye-catching sculpture – Glenlyon artist Jason Waterhouse’s clever twist on the former Melton Highway boom gates – has already been installed and is beautifully poised under the eastern end of the new six-lane bridge.

Now, expressions of interest are open for an Indigenous artist to make their creative mark and add to the space, with a mural that reflects the heritage of the local area.

The mural will be installed across the fluted concrete wall, opposite the boom gate sculpture, once a successful artist is chosen later this year.

This latest addition is being delivered by the Level Crossing Removal Project in partnership with Brimbank City Council.

Visit the Brimbank City Council’s website for more information.

Level crossing art installation at Melton Highway

Image: Level crossing art installation at Melton Highway

Fluted wall under Melton Highway

Image: Fluted wall under Melton Highway where mural will be installed

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