Caps & Cans has started a project called Street Heart Africa - “We are giving back to the community around South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland by uplifting areas through graffiti and street art…Keep reading →
“Dystopia, a Fairytale of Grim Reality” is an upcoming exhibition by Paul Kneen (UK). This is his first solo show after making South Africa home for the past six years…Keep reading →
4givn paints a rhino mural outside The Winston Pub in Durban, 2015.
Portrait by Righteous Photography.
Tribute piece in Cape Town by Giffy, Phaks, Migo, BobD and co.
Grayscale Gallery is pleased to present EBONY AND THE IVORIES an exhibition of photographic prints by FALKO.
Grayscale Gallery is pleased to present EBONY AND THE IVORIES, an exhibition of photographic prints by FALKO ONE (Cape Town).
Falko is notably one of South Africa’s most well known and respected graffiti artists, with a career spanning almost three decades he has been highly influential on the growth of the local graffiti culture and inspired multiple generations of artists…Keep reading →
This vandal has evolved into one of the most sought after artists in South Africa’s graffiti community, and IS literally killing the streets with pure fire.
Damn Vandal, a Durban-based multi-disciplinary artist, has been painting for over twelve years and has infused his childhood love for comics with illustrative vector designs to create his own unique brand of graffiti art. Bright, bold, colourful and clean, his artworks have earned him many commissions with magazines, offices and brands, as well as the auto mobile customs industry where he has freely painted more than a couple luxury vehicles…Keep reading →
Two recent videos documenting Cape Town’s train writing scene -
- Hello from Cape Town
- La Pintura (Official trailer)
r1. is a fascinating street artist, and one of the most active in South Africa. We have been following his work with a close eye ever since he began to hit the streets locally around 2011/2012. From installations that he calls ‘Ínterventions’, to various ‘Projects’ featuring chevron signs, wooden pallets, compact discs or foil, his artistic skill-set knows no boundaries when it comes to media - he is quite the handy-man!
Recently, we asked him about his ideologies, art history, the local arena and his upcoming projects…Keep reading →
The Langa Quarter Street Art Competition is back for 2016, re-branded as ULTRA, the event has been ongoing through this week with pieces nearing completion…Keep reading →
Mars painted this epic “Refreshing Like That” piece for Sprite towards the end of 2015…Keep reading →
The Westdene Graffiti Project has been growing weekly, with around 40 walls painted in 2015. The overall aim of the project is to highlight the talented work of graffiti writers, while brightening up the neighbourhood and taking away any negative connotation surrounding the art form…Keep reading →
First week of the year and artists are already exerting force on the spray can nozzle…Keep reading →
A lot has been happening around the African continent that makes us very excited. These “Out of Africa” posts will gather a selection of the best recent pieces and murals that we have not shared on the site before…Keep reading →
We’re kicking off the year with the best highlights from 2015…
- Graffiti South Africa Book Launches and Exhibitions
- Videos Round-up
- Woodcuts by Boeta Phyf
- Pastelheart (RIP) Tribute
- Competitions & Graffiti Jams Recap
- Falko’s Once Upon A Town Project
- Westdene Grafiti Project
- City of Gold Urban Art Festival 2015
- Rest of Africa
- Graffiti Artist of the Year
- NEW Graffiti South Africa Website