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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.

2015 Round-up: Year In Review (Highlights)

We’re kicking off the year with the best highlights from 2015…

Featuring:

  • 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
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PICS \\ City of Gold Fest 2015 Overview

The 2015 City of Gold Urban Art Festival is done and dusted, and was one of the best yet! Big ups to Rasty & company, and all the sponsors, for pulling off a great graffiti event and putting South Africa on the world map once again…

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City of Gold Urban Art Festival 2015

This years City of Gold Urban Art Festival kicks off off on the 4th of October in Johannesburg. In it’s milestone 5th edition, this graffiti and street art event will feature international contemporaries…

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EVENT \\ Artmode (3rd Edition)

ArtMode Explores Different Nuances

Explore a world where art and music come alive at the next edition of ArtMode. Taking place at the exquisite Palms Centre in Woodstock, the ArtMode pop-up-gallery will open its giant antique wooden doors again on the 24th of July 2015.

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EVENT \\ Exhibition: THAT ART SPACE presents Neill Wright & Boeta Phyf

Introducing THAT ART FAIR‘s pop-up exhibition space, THAT ART SPACE, located in The Palms Décor and Lifestyle Centre, Woodstock (Cape Town).

The inaugural event features exhibitions by Neill Wright and Boeta Phyf. Each artist presents their playful interpretations of more serious societal issues, dealing alternatively with tragedy and comedy, replicating recognisable quotidian elements in an attempt to question the viewers’ perceptions of their environment…

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EVENT \\ Exhibition: Street Talk

* UPDATE: Event renamed to ‘Talking Streets’

Super excited about this upcoming exhibition as it is probably one of the ultimate collaborations of African-influenced street painters. Each of the artists’ diverse portfolios is rooted within our soil; ‘Africanism’ is a constant theme.

This amalgamation of graffiti artists and illustrators will hopefully produce an urban contemporary visual tale never seen before…

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VIDEO \\ The Endemic Project

Immerse yourself in Cape Town film-maker, Bryan Little’s magical foray into what he calls ‘future film’…

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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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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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Graffiti South Africa Book: Johannesburg Launch

The Graffiti South Africa book launch for Johannesburg takes place from Thursday, February 26th until Saturday, February 28th at Kalashnikovv Gallery.

The three-day book launch features a group exhibition, book signing and graffiti tour, as well as some live graffiti painting.

The show will open on Thursday evening from 6.30pm and will include photographic work by the author and a small group exhibition. A book signing will be held on the Saturday morning, as well as a Braamfontein street art walking tour by Past Experiences…

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EVENT \\ Exhibition: Fortunes Remixed

Fortunes Remixed is an exhibition investigating freedom and identity in a democratic South Africa…

Featuring work by Burning Museum.

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Graffiti South Africa Book: Cape Town Launch

The Graffiti South Africa book launch in Cape Town takes place from 29-31 January, with thanks to our hosts Side Street Studios.

  • Thursday, 29 January - Book launch at Space Between Gallery
  • Friday, 30 January - Street Art Tour in Westridge
  • Saturday, 31 January - Book Signing, Live Graffiti and Street Art Tour in Woodstock

More details, including times and pricing, available after the jump…

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Graffiti South Africa Book: Launch Events

The Graffiti South Africa book launch will take place at three prestigious events across the country. The launches will coincide with diverse group exhibitions featuring talented urban and street artists. Other activities include video screenings, street art tours, live painting, sketch wars and book signings.

Full details listed after the jump…

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