Australian Characters

August 17, 2012

Australian Characters represents the collaboration between young urban Aboriginal artist Sarrita King and typographer Spike Hibberd for the purpose of instigating a dialogue about the question of what it means to be Australian. 

Australian Characters is a typeface realized out of necessity. A necessity to stimulate a dialogue about who we are as Australians, what we represent, what has shaped us and where we are going.

This typeface is a set of tools, a vehicle for expression. It has been created for the Australian public to interact with and consequently introduce a international discourse around the theme of Australian identity.

From this forum we hope Australians will discuss a broad range of themes and encourage a rich source of deliberation that clarifies and broadens our understanding for all generations.

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