David Larwill – tram ID 273
Commissioned for a W-Class tram in 1986, this bold work by David Larwill (1956—2011)'s work was photographed and recreated for this year's festival.
Hayley Millar-Baker – tram ID 2009
Drawing on intergenerational narratives of Aboriginal experiences, Millar-Baker's design explores connection to Country, land, flora and fauna.
Nick Howson – tram ID 5002
Painter and printmaker Howson's design depicts the tram as a container of people, full of characters from all walks of life, who travel the city landscape together.
Oli Ruskidd – tram ID 3003
Street artist and muralist Ruskidd uses bright colour with organic swirling patterns to create abstract creatures and hidden entities within his playful, psychedelic work.
Troy Innocent – tram ID 5106
Innocent's geometric imagery is interactive and reveals another layer of animation and sound when the passing tram is viewed using an augmented reality app.
Oslo Davis—tram ID 3532
Davis's design celebrates swimming and connects the idea of a sea of people moving through the city with the image of swimmers moving through water.
Valerie Tang – tram ID 2012
Year 9 student Tang's design reflects Melbourne's rich multiculturalism and the faces, colours and life we all bring as individuals to the community.
Stephen Baker – tram ID 2054
Artist and muralist Baker's design is a geometric portrait of Melbourne with figurative elements representing people contributing their unique shape to the city's mosaic.
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