Street Art Explosion

Each year the Street Art Explosion program commissions Australia’s best emerging and established artists to create large-scale murals across Adelaide city and suburbs, contributing to Adelaide’s international reputation as a vibrant and artistic city.

Since 2016, Street Art Explosion has been responsible for the creation of 32 public murals across Adelaide – download our map here and see if you can find them all!

You can also use our digital map below to create your art tour. 

Find an amazing work that isn't on our map? Upload a snap of it to Instagram with the hashtag #ADLfringe

2019 Artists

Matthew Clarke

'Matthew Paints Barry' - Union Street

To celebrate the launch of our 2019 Adelaide Fringe poster, we invited winning artist Matthew Clarke to brighten Union Street. Find out more about Matthew here.

Kaspar Schmidt Mumm

Hindley St Substation, George Street

Born in Germany, raised in Adelaide with Pakistani, Colombian and Canadian heritage Kaspar Schmidt Mumm is a third generation immigrant. On both sides of his family, he has understood what it means to be displaced. Kaspar's motivations toward making art comes from his inability to conform to his varying homes' culture. He wants to develop an artistic language that crosses borders and cultural boundaries, to develop a language for global citizen. 

Aida Azin

Hindley St Substation, George Street

Now based in Melbourne, Aida Azin (b. 1988) is a visual artist working primarily in the field of painting. Aida’s practice engages with her Filipino-Iranian heritage and promotes the importance of self-representation for people of colour. Aida’s artworks have been featured in several commercial and Artist-Run galleries in Adelaide and abroad. Aida is a graduate of the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design degree at the Adelaide College of the Arts (2015) and the Bachelor of Art and Architecture Honours degree at the University of South Australia (2017). 

Gabriel Cole

Hindley St Substation, George Street

Gabriel Cole is a visual artist, designer and DJ based in Melbourne Australia. Born in Adelaide with a partially formed left arm which enabled Gabriel to compete as a sprinter at the London and Rio Paralympic games. Cole’s art explores two-dimensional forms with relevance to semiotics, objects, motifs and the inclusion of sport as a visual, physical and emotional graphic form. Gabriel manipulates these structures and images via considering music as an image not just a sound.  These ideas are juxtaposed through a decorative art style that has ties to fashion, design, graffiti, mark making and sign painting. His work is held by various clients across Australia.  

Header Image: Photographer Trentino Priori. Artist Leah Grant.

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