Tenement blues guitarist and barber Mike Noyes has criticised the controversial new signage for a “problematic” new Tenement neighbourhood in Melbourne’s inner-west.
Mr Noyens said he was worried about the signage being placed outside his barbershop, where a “very, very small number of people” work.
“I’m going to have to look at my business as a whole and think how do I deal with that,” Mr Noys told 7.30.
The sign was designed by the company Tenement Vision, which is owned by a number of prominent Tenement artists and designers, including Mr Noyal, who was born in the area. “
What I don’t understand is how these things get put up in the middle of the night and in the very heart of the city.”
The sign was designed by the company Tenement Vision, which is owned by a number of prominent Tenement artists and designers, including Mr Noyal, who was born in the area.
“It’s just going to be a huge pain for everyone,” Mr Darnell said.
“We need to come together and talk about what is going on.”
Mr Nroyes has also expressed concern that the new sign is “trying to turn the Tenement into a shopping centre” and has called for the government to intervene to prevent the signage from being erected in the “toxic” neighbourhood.
“In a community that has been struggling to find a way forward and be a community of people who feel safe and are supported by each other, we need to work together to solve these problems,” he said.
Mr Dannell said it was a “distressing” situation and that he had been “outraged” by the signs.
“The people that are living in this neighbourhood, they’ve been struggling with a lot of different issues,” he added.
The government has yet to comment on the signage. “
But I don’ think they are going to give up and say that the problem has been solved.”
The government has yet to comment on the signage.
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