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10 February 2021
Street art and the installation of a time capsule at a Horsham youth centre will prompt a new age in services for the region.
Wimmera youth were busy trialling their street-art skills at the weekend as part of a logo-design competition for newly re-established centre The Station.
Horsham Rural City Youth Council started the competition to create a brand identity for the Pysent Street centre, formerly known as Nexus.
The council contracted street artist Dan Wenn, founder of Melbourne-based street-art collective 90 Degrees, to paint the winning design on the centre’s external wall.
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Council youth services planning and engagement officer Annie Mintern said the artist would start painting the building this week.
She said the youth council also took submissions for a time capsule to be installed at the centre.
“When the wall designs are completed and the capsule is installed, we hope to celebrate with an official opening day,” she said.
“The intention is to have created a multi-purpose area for our region’s youth.
“We also hope to be open as a drop-in space on a trial basis in the coming months.”
Ms Mintern said the artist would also paint an artwork on the centre’s internal wall.
– Dylan De Jong
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