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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.

PICS \\ Langa Graffiti Competition, Cape Town

The 2nd annual Langa Graffiti and Street Art Competition took place last weekend after being postponed due to a shortage of entries. View all the artworks that were created…

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Flatlands Tour: The Ism-Skism Residency in Clarens

Popularly known for its art scene, the small, tourist town of Clarens in the Free State has recently born witness to a new creative wonder – so-called urban art.

As with many galleries – seemingly elitist and inaccessible - most of the local community does not get to experience the beauty and fascination of art. However, recently, this practice has been targeted by a new artist residency that aims to break down these barriers…

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EVENT \\ Converse Clash Wall

The basic concept of the Clash Wall is simple:
“Tweet your creative ideas to a standby graffiti artist to turn your digital idea into a graffiti reality.”

Here’s what went down at the wall in Cape Town last month, with artists Skubalisto and Migo…

Converse - Clashwall from Shoestring Productions on Vimeo.

The Jo’burg clash is going to be even more epic as Rasty will take on an 53m wall wall in Braamfontein on 28 & 29 March. The wall is at South Point, corner of Melle and Jorissen streets. Remember that your ideas can become a reality - Tweet any word or idea with the hashtags #ClashWall #JHB, and follow @Converse_Africa to keep up with the progress. This is gonna rock!

PICS \\ Recent Eastern Cape Graffiti

The Eastern Cape region of South Africa is not populated with many graffiti murals. Recently, however, there has been a slight growth of street art in and around the two main cities; Port Elizabeth and East London…

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Dr. Dosile (Australia):

Bake:

Photo by Bake

Bief 37:

Photo by Bief 37

Photo by Bief 37

Boda:

Photo by Boda

Photo by Boda

Photo by Boda

Mein:

Bake & Joke:

Joke & Na:

Migo:

Joff:

Photo by Joff

Photo by Joff

Joke:

Bief 37:

More pieces by Dr. Dosile, Bake and Nme:
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All photos by Jono, except where noted.

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