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Moe's

Item | Still image | Held by Dunedin Student Flat Names Archive

What is it?

Title:

Moe's

Creator:

Sarah Gallagher

Part of collection:

Level of description:

Item

Resource type / medium:

Still image | Photographs

Description:

89 Clyde Street

“One of the better-known flat identities ... named after the bar on the television cartoon series The Simpsons. This, though is about to be upgraded to Flaming Moe's, after the fiery cocktail invented on the show, and thanks to a friend at art school the new sign is ready to go. So proud are these residents of where they live, they requested a word-number from Telecom and are listed in the student phone directory under 477-MOES.” [ODT 14.05.99]

“I remember the day we named this flat... back in '97... we always meant to put “flaming” above the left corner... never did get around to that ...” [Paul Thompson - Survey, May 2009]

Dates covered:

2000 - Current

Language:

English

Archival history:

Moe's was part of the exhibition "My Flat Your Flat Our Place" which was part of OUSA Art Week, 10-14 August 2009, at the University of Otago.

Access conditions:

All content is copyright of the owner.

Format if not original:

The photo Moe's - 2000 was taken on 35mm film with a Pentax ME Super.

Finding aids:

http://search.digitalnz.org/studentflats

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Places:

North Dunedin

Ethnic group:

English

Keywords:

student culture · street art · scarfies · print culture · signs · ephemera · flat names · house names · University of Otago · environmental psychology

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