South Perth’s Collins St Centre gets makeover thanks to Degroot mural


Artist Simon Degroot.
Artist Simon Degroot.

ARTIST Simon Degroot has coloured South Perth’s Collins Street Centre with his large-scale mural Rediscover, Remember, Connect.

The City of South Perth commissioned Degroot to provide an attractive and vibrant facade for the popular community centre, that was completed last week.

As an accomplished contemporary Australian artist, this is the first mural Degroot has created in WA and introduces something new to the area.

Rediscover, Remember, Connect was designed with input from the community and is an abstract expression of various landmarks, flora and fauna found in South Perth.

Degroot said the shapes used in the work were open to multiple readings and connections which he felt suited the venue with its variety of users.

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