is a contemporary story of modern urban Australia and artists
making it a living host for illegal artwork called ‘street art’.
This film explores the cultural value of unsanctioned public art,
and graffiti’s contribution to a very public dialogue.
RASH conveys the commitment, ideals and beliefs
demonstrated in a thriving alternative art practice.
These artists bang away at the community conscience
by sticking this artwork right in the public eye.
The spirit of rebellion is being channelled into street art and these
visual conversations are spreading across the walls of Melbourne.
RASH offers a rare insight into graffiti artists’ world view.
Melbourne has become an attractive place for both local and
visiting graffiti artists who arrive from interstate and overseas to
leave their mark
via bill posters, stencils, and performance to broadcast their under
The 2006 Commonwealth Games present local councils with a juggling act
- to present a clean and safe city for visitors. This Is Art and It
documentary RASH – has been two and a half years in the making.
The film includes interviews with some of Melbourne’s most inspiring
and graffiti artists as well as visitors from interstate and overseas.
Including: CHALI 2na (USA), Dominic Allen, HAHA, James Dodd, KAB 101,
KANO, KASINO, LISTER, MEEK, TOWER (Berlin) CIVIL, DEST,
FERS, FLIQ (BURN Crew), MILES, Miles Allinson, PRISM, PSALM, REKA, SYNC,
SIXTEN (Sweden), SNOG, Tai Snaith, VEXTA