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Games fever hits Melbourne

March 15th, 2006 · No Comments

picture_7.1.jpgThe Commonwealth Games may be overshadowed by an event that has invited millions more competitors: the world’s first ever “Graffiti Games”.

According to the Graffiti Games Organising Committee (GGOC), Melbourne Council has been attempting to sterilise Melbourne:

“With street artists and the homeless currently being purged how long can it be until people with less than $100 in their pockets, non-designer tracksuits or crooked teeth also find themselves “United By The Moment” in being frogmarched to the city limits for fear of cluttering up the view for wealthy tourists?”

More at: graffitigames2006.com [editor’s note: unfortunately this resource is no longer available online and we have therefore removed the link]

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