Lauren Opia is a Johannesburg based artist who expresses ideas of visibility in urban areas through graffiti and illustration.
The fourth International Public Art Festival (IPAF) will take place in and around Salt River, Cape Town, from February 12-16, and act as the opening of Art Month in Cape Town.
Internationally-acclaimed visual artist Faith XLVII completed her largest mural to date. Standing 11.000 square feet tall, this piece – titled ‘The Silent Watcher’, pays tribute to Noam Chomsky, and calls out for brotherly love.
A group of Durban street artists painted a mural in honour of the Springboks. EwokesSAy, Mook Lion, Dane Stops and Giffy Duminy spray-painted a mural featuring Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, the Webb Ellis Trophy and the South African flag on a wall in Problem Mkhize Road, formerly known as Cowey Road.
The Mural was painted by Street Artist Dbongz in collaboration with Baz-Art, Street Art NPO, and inspired by the album artwork which features Samthing Soweto dressed in MaXhosa Africa.
What makes this programme unique is that it was developed to provide local artists with an opportunity to be paid to create professional murals in a city that lacks funding and opportunities for local artists.
The 2019 Creative Conquerors chose a location in and around Johannesburg CBD and added their creative touch to curate signature urban art installations.
As you journey through the city, you will find a mural on the corner of Melle and Jorissen street in Braamfontein titled ‘Ndzundza’. The 168-meter, ten-story ceramic tile mural by Hannelie Coetzee was inspired by the Ndzundza/Nzunza Ndebele people, as well as their interesting hair culture.
American artist, activist and founder of OBEY Clothing, Shepard Fairey is the brains behind the ‘The Purple Shall Govern’ mural in Braamfontein.
In our third instalment of the art series, we look at the internationally acclaimed visual artist, Faith 47’s expressive murals.
The intention behind the portraits is to use public art as a way of uniting Capetonians – and to inspire people to work towards uplifting under-resourced communities.
In this second installment in our series on street art, we look at the Jozi-born Cape Town based artist’s work
Every week, over the next few weeks, Between 10and5 writer Thabang Buthelezi will be looking at a street art piece that takes on a unique flavour of the country
4 Graffiti artists, AwehMigo, LoveLeigh, Fokalles and Marti Lund broke out of the city to explore their art along the West Coast in the area of Elands Bay.
Creating platforms for emerging and established from South Africa and the world, the Baz-Art Organization is back with its fourth edition of the International Public Art Festival (IPAF). The international festival invites local and international street artists to create one of a kind street art murals, giving the public a […]