The Tiger Translate party kicked off at Sydney Harbour’s Wharf Restaurant on October 15 where the art and design scene rubbed shoulders with celebs and fashionistas for Tiger Translate’s first Australian global art exhibition.

Jesse McLoughlan and Angela Moore

Over the past four months, designers, illustrators, photgraphers, fashionistas and graffiti artists from across the country submitted their artworks for the Tiger Translate Showcase.

Romel Kouyan and Adrian Evdedi

At the party, guests viewed a unique collection of artwork from Australian artists who were selected as finalists in the Global Showcase. They also witnessed artworks created live, while designers customised Onitsuka Tiger trainers and sipped on Tiger Beer.

Artist creates live artwork at Tiger Translate party.

Ian Mutch from WA’s Margaret River was crowned ‘King of the Urban Jungle’ after judges selected his artwork as the winning piece.

Winning artist Ian Mutch with ‘live’ artwork

Mutch created a piece of live art at the party with one of the winners of the Tiger Translate Bangkok Global Campaign, Kantasorn Puangkham. He will head to Thailand in January 2010 to collaborate with renowned international artists and showcase his work on a global scale.

Party goer creates live artwork.

Artworks from Tiger Translate will  be showcased as part of the City of Sydney’s Art and About public art exhibition until October 31, with the very best on show in select bars along Sydney’s Oxford Street.

Tiger Beer is one of Asia’s leading beer brands and is committed to nurturing local creativity and providing opportunities for emerging artists to gain worldwide exposure. The Australian collaboration forms part of this year’s theme ‘CHANGE’, as the fourth year of the global lifestyle campaign gets underway.

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