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EVENT \\ Exhibition: Community Service

Community Service is the first solo exhibition by graffiti artist Phillip Botha, who has been involved in graffiti arts for over twelve years. Recently he spent a year under house arrest, prosecuted for Malicious Intent to Property, completing over 150 hours of community service - mopping floors and washing cop cars instead of actually engaging with the community and helping them like the artist had wanted.

Community Service brings chunks of the urban environment into the gallery space. An examination of the notions of community and environment – and what it means to better an environment – the pieces work in layers of graffiti tags and throw-ups, nightclub event posters, election posters, abortion flyers, penis enlargement stickers, finished off with something that borders typography and sign-writing. It is a look into the urban environment by an individual who occupies that environment - “a real representative of the street” – it is a collection for the community and from the community.

>> RSVP on Facebook

>> www.community-service.posterous.com/

AFRICA \\ Street Art and Revolution in Cairo 2011

It has been a whole year since the January 25 uprising in Egypt last year…

Below are some images of street art in Cairo throughout this revolution, which is still happening.

Photos courtesy of:

>> www.suzeeinthecity.wordpress.com/

Also, check out a virtual tour of some Cairo street art:

>> www.cairostreetart.com

EVENT \\ Exhibition: Frame of Mind

Frame of Mind
A Street Art exhibition by Prefix

Friday, 27 January 2012
Buyambo Music & Art Exhibition Centre
11 Bree Street, Cape Town, South Africa

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