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.
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.
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 […]
The [CROP] Project is using the power of collaboration, art & photography to not only disrupt, but to empower & promote positive change in South Africa.
English-born street artist Sonny gives 10and5 a glimpse into his life as an international artist.
Wesley Van Eeden’s street art mural ‘The Taxi Dance’ holds its own at the newly revamped Cartwright Taxi Rank in Durban’s city centre.
At the Venice Biennale you’ll find art both in the gallery space and in the streets. Here are a few of our favourite paste ups and graffiti murals from this year’s Biennale.
From New York, to Isreal, Jozi and London – the art that strikes him most is the kind that’s filled with sincerity and intention.
From the big names to those still exploring their style, get to know a few of the local artists pioneering an inclusive space for women in graffiti.
In terms of graffiti and street art, Africa boasts the smallest output, but it’s not as insignificant you might think.
Previously viewed as an immature activity with ties to gangsterism and senseless vandalism, South African graffiti is now an increasingly accepted artform.
Jeppestown’s impressive collection of street art is testament to an ever-evolving community that is creative, traditional and contemporary.