Publisher: RMIT University, 2001, ISBN: 9771324804001, Editor: Sue Christmas
The ninth issue of Kerb came out in 2001, one year after the Olympics were held in Sydney. The ambition of the issue was to examine Sydney's post-Olympic legacy – ‘vibrant local or vacant lot?’ asks the editorial.
‘Our articles explore the colour language of the city and its alter complexion, in part, as a consequence of staging that event in September 2000. Post-industrial and ex-military sites offer potential for integration, while the skateboarder emerges as contemporary flauner to reinterpret commercial space as playground.