• arts & culture

16 August 2016

A documentary exploring the history and restoration of the iconic Keith Haring mural in Collingwood is now on iView.

Keith Haring, Collingwood, 1984. Photo courtesy Polly Borland.

Keith Haring, Collingwood, 1984. Photo courtesy Polly Borland.

In 1984 American artist Keith Haring visited Australia and created a mural in Collingwood, Melbourne. Produced by Renegade Films and directed by Bec Peniston-Bird, Keith Haring Uncovered tells the story of how the mural came to be and follows the conservation project that sparked debate in 2013.

The mural, on a wall of the soon-to-be opened Collingwood Arts Precinct, is one of just 31 known murals by Haring that are still in existence worldwide.

Keith Haring Uncovered was commissioned by Creative Victoria in partnership with Heritage Council of Victoria.

It is now available to watch on iView until 10:30pm on 31 Aug 2016.

Watch a trailer for the program below.

Keith Haring Uncovered Trailer ABC-HD 25.06.15 from ABC TV Arts and Arts Online on Vimeo.