Large murals printed on billboards throughout our area prompt contemplation and reflection.
Each containing short messaging to make the individual stop and question their current situation. Most billboards function to sell advertising products or promote political causes. These murals are about taking personal responsibility for individual thought. It’s about engagement and communication.
Instead of presenting these ideas as art in conventional places such as galleries, they have been deliberately placed in normal advertising spots. Art in places of commerce, available for passing commuters to engage with, regardless of their age, race, gender, or background.
Kristian Molloy is a typographer, art director and graphic designer living in Sydney. With an extensive background in advertising, book and graphic design, he is one of the most awarded typographers in Australia.
The artworks can be found on billboards at:
- Ultimo Road, Ultimo
- Harris Street, Pyrmont
- Wattle Street, Pyrmont
- Bridge Road, Glebe
- Burren and Albert streets, McDonaldtown
- Wentworth Park Road, Glebe
- Regent Street, Redfern