Welcome to Graffiti South Africa.

The definitive African graffiti and street art website.


This website showcases graffiti and street art in South Africa as well as the rest of Africa. It provides artists with a platform to display their work and promote South African graffiti on the world stage.

A little history

The graffiti scene in South Africa is still relatively young, but it is growing rapidly. Graffiti only really started after the abolition of apartheid and the rise of the hip hop culture in the early 1980s. Cape Town is regarded as the ‘mecca’ and the movement soon spread to other cities like Johannesburg. Today, some of the pioneers continue to paint their names while a new wave of writers take to the streets.


Keep up-to-date by following our News blog which will share the latest news and events, as well as other interesting information about graffiti and street art - both local and international.


If you have anything you would like to contribute to the site, then please send it our way. We are always looking for new content and would love to share what you have.

This site will be growing and expanding daily. So, read more about what to send and how to send it by reading our Contribution Guidelines.