The idea of migration is central to street artist r1’s 5x5m mandala (made out of 100 reflective chevron street signs) in New Doornfontein, Johannesburg.
VoiceMap is an app that merges storytelling with history; creating an immersive experience that takes listeners on imaginative journeys via unconventional walking routes.
‘Landfill Medidation’ is a collaborative video by Faith47 and Dane Dodds centered on the idea that waste is a necessary by-product of progress.
Stylist, milliner, art director and all-round creative maven, Crystal Birch has set a colourful new public art installation free in the Neighbourgoods Market entrance in Braamfontein.
Artist Kilmany-Jo Liversage’s current focus is on large-scale, graffiti-style portraiture. We take a closer look at her distinctive style, her predominantly female subject matter, and her unique process of “ordered mark-making”.
Falko has just embarked on a journey across South Africa and will leave his mark in colourful murals in each of the towns, small dorpies and informal settlements he visits along the way.
Jack Fox is a new kid on the block. Coming from a lineage of creatives that includes Sins of Style’s Tyler B Murphy and Faith 47, Fox is beginning to create a unique voice in and amongst Cape Town’s diverse, vibrant and ever-expanding local street art scene.
See the works from Urban A: Part 1, a travelling group show of street-inspired art hosted by newly launched gallery and creative studio, Space Between.
We delved deep into our archives to identify some of the recurring trends in art and design this year.
Cale Waddacor has given us a sneak peek into his soon-to-be-released book, ‘Graffiti South Africa’, that’s a visual feast of hundreds of vibrant images.
Illustrator, graphic designer and street artist Anwar Davids is motivated by “life and truth”, expressing himself so that others can relate and react.
Pastelheart is one of the most exciting creative talents to break from the Durban street art scene in recent times.
Witty illustrations that are automatically tweeted each day, two great new EPs, a seriously funny tumblr of coloured “poems” and lots more.
Relative newcomer, Sonny, is the street artist responsible for the bright new murals of wild cats that have leapt into the Jozi skyline.
World renowned street artist Shepard Fairey created a mural of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg as part of Hennessy’s ‘Very Special World Tour’.