Kiwi artist HAHA (Regan Tamanui) celebrated the life of transgender icon Carmen Rupe at urban arts initiative Project Five over the weekend, creating an artwork (pictured) to honour the late Sydney identity.

His work, along with the work of other top street artists Vexta, E.L.K. and Reka, is now set to go under the hammer at the Project Five Auction event on Thursday March 22 at the Cleland Bond building foyer (33 Playfair Street, The Rocks) from 6 – 9pm.

All proceeds go to arts-based charity, Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE).

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