The colourful and continual creativity of the graffiti artist has had a transformative impact on Melbourne. Once an underground activity, the city is now famed for these uber cool urban pieces. Melbourne has become a street art destination with the first stencil festival in the world being held here in 2004. Experience this revolutionary and evolutionary art form and view the graffiti artists graft in all its permutations, from stencil to paste ups, tags and murals. Enjoy the edgy industrial energy of street art and these laneway spaces.