This is one of the reasons I can’t wait for a parcel slip in the mail box this week…
Place is layer, is fabric. Community is detail, is flux. Definition and identity are never so clear-cut.
A Place Tells a Story is a book and CD project that engages with subjective notions of place and community. Via visual art, text, music and artefact, the project sees some of Melbourne’s most exciting young artists map, question, celebrate and reflect upon a scattering of our unofficial community sites.
Milk bars, street corners, neighbourhoods, roads; within the context of an increasingly globalised consciousness, A Place Tells a Story reconnects with locality and specificity. It explores these sites’ histories and narratives; it poses questions about their future.