By Celeste Hawkins
The area of Brunswick and surrounds has been known for some time to be a thriving hub of Melbourne’s creative arts scene. As mentioned in the accompanying film, as the inner city suburbs become more gentrified; artists are pushed out due to soaring rents. For example, the Victorian town of Castlemaine has become quite a refuge for the exodus of creative types escaping soaring house prices during the mid 2000’s. Brunswick is on the fringe of these changes, with developers moving in. But for now, the cost of living still seems to be sustainable enough for people to exist, collaborate and create there.
Creative Moreland is an internet resource of artists and creative people living and working in the city of Moreland, Melbourne Australia. Darcy Gladwin is it’s founder and you can find out more about it by clicking here.