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[caption id="attachment_64985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "☯" for Future Positive (Spraypaint and acrylic on canvas)[/caption]   One look and it's immediately clear that Cape Town based artist, illustrator and designer Black Koki lacks nothing when it comes to the imagination. Employing a mix of traditional and modern techniques, his...

  Side Street Studios' is focused on supporting the local art scene in Cape Town. The company offers affordable studio spaces around Woodstock for up and coming artists. Since the sale of the Woodstock Industrial Centre, these spaces are much-needed by the young design/art community.   A group of...

34 FineArt wants you to go Outside. Catch its Urban Contemporary group exhibition between 25 October and 19 November which will showcase some of the world’s best Urban/Street artists....

eLLo and black koki, two artists with backgrounds in various art disciplines and design, founded love and hate in 2004 as a platform to showcase new work, collaborate in different fields, curate productions and to direct creative projects....

Wolves along with Wrigley's 5 Gum have launched a limited edition T-shirt line featuring original artwork by 20 different local artists and designers....

PASTE. a street art exhibition curated by SJ Artists and 10and5 has been going up all over Cape Town over the last few weeks. Shani (of SJ Artists) has been keeping a diary of the goings on:...

You can now get your portrait drawn by awesome artist/illustrators 351073 and black koki. See their newest project, Your Portrait Drawn Here, here. :p Find them at the You & Me & Everyone We Know Market on Saturdays at the Labia Theatre on Orange Street...

Cool De Suck-eyes LOVE AND HATE was very busy in Europe earlier this year with exhibitions in the Netherlands and Germany. The first was as part of the South African group show FOR THOSE WHO LIVE IN IT: popculture , politics and strong voices. For interviews with the artists involved see this previous post. The second exhibition was their own. Their friend Melissa Williams has done a write up on their time there: In May 2010 LOVE AND HATE STUDIO artists 35ten73 and black koki were invited by Angelique Spaninks from the "MU" project space in Eindhoven in the Netherlands to create a black and white illustration on a huge 10m x 5m canvas. The drawing took place over the course of 9 days, outside the library and design school in the DE WITTE DAME building, where the gallery/projectspace is situated.

After an incredibly successful launch exhibition at the Wessel Snyman Creative Gallery in Cape Town, Verb is moving its exhibition of limited artist series skateboard artworks and screenprinted posters to Joburg. The exhibition features the works of 12 prominent as well as up and coming South...

For those in Pretoria and Joburg, head to Menlyn Mall or Cresta shopping centre on the 5th of June to view a collection of hand screenprinted posters by SA artists for Verb....

Word of Art hosts another group exhibition title Nothing is Everything on the 15th of April to 15 May 2010. It's held at the Woodstock Industrial Centre and features artists Murray Turpin, Louis Minaar, Dathini Mzayiya,Hein Coetzee, Kudzanai Chiurai, Senyol, Faith47, Black Koki, Ree Treweek,...

Ramfest murals done by Love and Hate Studio Creative Agency Word of Art collated the artists to do the murals at the recent Ramfest Cape Town event. Check out some more pics after the jump. Artists featured are Bison, Black Koki, 351073, Freddy Sam and Bruce Mackay.
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