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  • Questionable street art, really?

    Have your say about our streetscape

    Tolarno is famous for its association with artwork, artisans and artists whether it be the inimitable Mirka Mora, Frank Malerba or magician chefs like Guy Grossi.

    Whilst taking a tour of the establishment with owner Jim Fagan I found the volume of work displayed just mind blowing. Jim was also telling of his annual grant for new artists and Tolarno has many of the winning pieces still adorning their walls after purchase from the artists. He struck me as a serious patron of the fine arts and someone who adds that extra special colour to the mix of business owners in Fitzroy Street. A rare commodity whose intention is to donate a sculpture that will enhance and help to enliven the very drab streetscape.

    I believe the issue council has revolves around the depth required to be able to put down sufficient footing to satisfy safety requirements, and issues with potential underground services already in place under the garden bed where the sculpture is proposed to sit. Surely there must be an engineering solution that can make this gift to the community possible.

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