“In 2010, the infamous RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ took one final apprentice within his movement of “GOTHICFUTURISM.” After months of mechanical & design apprenticeship, he was awarded title of “D-ONE”, authorized to race tank style letters & given the duty of “IKONOKLASTPANZERIST”. This legacy continues through D-One aka “DR.ZVLV” & the other soldiers in the “TAGMASTERKILLERS” army of assassins… ”
“Evolutionary, symbolic & functional with building blocks armed to destroy. These letter forms are not a toy.”
South African born A.Dub is a New York based artist. A designer/art-director/illustrator by trade, A.Dub fairly recently started experimenting with stencils and wheat-pasting in central Hong Kong and New York. Now, on a trip to Cape Town South Africa, he had the opportunity to do a series of large scale murals and plans to continue down the path of larger formats.
_After the success of the B Fam Garage Art Exhibition at the end of 2011, B FAM decided it’s time to do another show. This time they teamed up with Revolution to combine their love for skating and art, in the form of a skate deck exhibition._
B FAM gave 31 of Cape Town’s most loved artists a second hand deck that’s had a tricked out life under the feet of some of CT’s favorite local skaters and told them to revamp it.
Shaun Gardner, Justus Kotze, Jason De Villiers, Dani Loureiro, Paul Senyol, Suzy Snakes, Motel 7, Marchand, Ian Jepson, Ben Johnston, Travys Owen, Mike Tymbios, Tyler Murphy, Shit Bag, Alice Edy, Haasbroek, Hanno Van Zyl, Nathan Fourie, Ninjabreadboy, One Horse Town, Ryan Griffiths, Bruce Mackay, Ryan De Carte, Mike Van Der Meer, Jay Gordon, Tuscani Cardoso, Mr Fuzzy Slipperz, Jack Walsh, Rowan Foxcroft and Sharleen Hollick.
Shot by Paul Michael Charles
Edited by Ryan Griffiths
/A Word Of Art was selected to present an exhibition of young artists that /AWOA has been working with over the years and who have now all become good friends. The show consists of five original paintings together with a video installation of the making of the works. These traveled to Switzerland on the 13th of June 2010 for the Focus10 Contemporary African Art exhibition as part of the prestigious Art Basel.
Directed by: Misha Teasdale (Makhulu Productions)
Concept: Ricky Lee Gordon(Freddy Sam)
Edited by: Misha Teasdale
Filmed by: Misha Teasdale and Katharina Brinkmann
Original Music by: Lagos Disco Machine
- Love & Hate (Black Koki & 351073)
- Freddy Sam
- Paul Senyol
Mak1one, who is born and raised in Cape Town, has been doing graffiti art since early 1989. He is experienced in 3D chalking, 3D wall installations and painting with light. He has worked for many clients including, City of Cape Town, Fifa, Adidas, H-Factor, Red Bull and a local Boutique Art Hotel to name but a few.
Living Apart Entwined is painted on the corner of Williams and Sussex St, Woodstock, an area in Cape Town that has been witness to recent gentrification projects. It speaks of the relationship between our seperate identities and our deep commonalities.
Shelflife Store - South Africa’s premier sneaker, street wear and graffiti supply store - recently had it’s 6th anniversary and hosted a rooftop party, but not everyone could join in on the celebrations. So, here is a video compilation of the highlights over the past six years…
Atang Tshikare (Zabalazaa) and Laurie van Heerden (Wiid Design) teamed up to create a graffiti bench, telling the story of migration in South Africa to its two iconic cities, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Little Moon Monsters is the result of an art workshop by visiting German artist, Mymo. The mixed-media sculptures were created by teenagers from the Nyanga township in Cape Town using recycled material. All proceeds from the sales go to the Little Moon Literacy Program to help children get an education.
A mini-documentary about the street artists in Cape Town…
‘From Cape Town With Love reveals the world and nature of the street artist. In the inner city, where grey buildings form part of a bland landscape, a community of graffiti writers and street artists rebels not only against the law and conventions but against dull public spaces and apathy.’