Concrete poet and artist Richard Tipping has recently moved to Redfern. However, it is not the stereotypes that his eye honed towards as he beat the pavements from Redfern Park to SLOT As he says, "Urban Animals is an on-going series on animlas and their images in the city and surrounds, trying for poignancy and the mysterious more than simply documentation."
A suite of 'pics' snapped on a smart phone and then uploaded to a blog, these images are quirky and fun. They capture the speed of a pedestrian and the kind of transitions in a day. Utilising a QR code displayed in SLOTs window pedestrian viewers can visit Richard's urban animals blogspot and find out the stories behind these peculiar urban critters - where is James the pig now? did the vet bills get paid?