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This blog features news, pictures and event info to keep you updated with what is happening in the world of South African graffiti and street art.

EVENT \\ Viva Art Festival, Mamelodi 2015

Creating a Living Art Gallery in the Alaska Informal Settlement, Mamelodi East, near Pretoria. Calling all artists and crews to join for us a great day of writing, painting, music, dance and workshops in the best township vibe you will ever find!

Saturday 28 March
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Viva Village, Moshumi Street 36336, Alaska Informal Settlement, Mamelodi East…

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EVENT \\ Open Streets Langa (featuring Micro Galleries)

The next Open Streets day will again bring together skaters, cyclists, walkers, joggers, kids, adults, artists, musicians and others to enjoy a car-free space. Join in the fun on Sunday 29 March to experience some street magic in Langa, Cape Town.

Featuring some unique ‪street art through a collaboration between local artists and Micro Galleries

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R.I.P Pastelheart

Pastelheart stands next to one of his final works. Portrait by Polizei.

Tragedy echoed through South Africa’s graffiti scene with news of the passing of Pastelheart last week.

RIP Pastelheart!

The young Durban-based graffiti artist, fashion designer and all-round nice guy was one of the most talented artists to roam these streets. His vivid, wild at heart and loveable personality will be sorely missed. Many have shared how he touched their hearts, as well as the admiration they have for how he kissed the walls of the city…

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EVENT \\ Durban Graffiti Tour with Street Scene

Street Scene are hosting another epic graffiti tour on Saturday the 28th March 2015 as part of the Graffiti South Africa book launch for Durban.

Durban continues to sustain a burgeoning underground culture, demonstrated most graphically on the walls of the city through what is arguably one of South Africa’s most hidden Street Art scenes. The story of the painted “Poison City” will have you walking the pathways of countless graffiti writers and artistic vigilantes, from the South Basin to Rivertown. You’ll never look at ‘graffiti’ the same way again…

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EVENT \\ Tracksides: An Urban Art Event

Tracksides is a multi-layered event showcasing local arts. The urban art event features the Graffiti SA book launch, sketch battles, customisation, live graffiti time lapse, group exhibitions, and more…

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EVENT \\ Picturing The City: Drawing Day

Join a large bunch of artists as they gather on the 9th storey rooftop of the Grand Central Parkade for a drawing project organised by the Jnr. Gallery. The artists will all make a series of sketches of the CBD skyline to be shown at the new gallery…

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PICS \\ Graffiti South Africa Book Launch, Johannesburg

The Johannesburg leg of the ‘Graffiti South Africa’ book launch took place at Kalashnikovv Gallery in Braamfontein from 26 to 28 February.

The book launch featured a group exhibition with work by DekorOne, Riot, Veronika, Page33, Zesta, Ryza, Kevin Love, Ben Eagle, Myza420, Tapz, Nuke and Devo. The window mural was painted by FiyaOne & Rekso…

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