graffiti (tag)

 
Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
In his piece The Public Art Hustle, curator Khwezi Gule argues that, in the same way backpackers are at the vanguard of bourgeois tourism,...
Editorial: Mayor's walls of shame
Editorial: Mayor's walls of shame
The Democratic Alliance mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, may have some good ideas about running the metropolis, but his recent
Writing’s on the wall for Jo’burg’s graffiti artists
Writing’s on the wall for Jo’burg’s graffiti artists
Johannesburg’s graffiti may come under threat when a review of the city’s bylaws and the rules governing the art form is completed.
Paint speaks to power
Paint speaks to power
Nothing says defiance like the slogan “WE WON’T MOVE”, a public declaration made by the black residents of Sophiatown during forced removals...
Eight of Cape Town’s top street artists on Instagram
Eight of Cape Town’s top street artists on Instagram
“The most powerful community for outliers is online,” says Faith47, one of the Mother City’s most famous street art exports and a keen...
Angry message in São Paolo's murals
Angry message in São Paolo's murals
Seven thirty in the evening may not be the wisest time to hail a cab in São Paulo, Brazil. The streets are jammed, hooters honk continuously, and...
Gallery puts graffiti into orbit
Gallery puts graffiti into orbit
For 10 years graffiti artist Mars has marked Johannesburg's walls, alleyways, bridges and train carriages. This month, the 25-year-old, whose...
[Slideshow]City of Cape Town vs skating and graffiti
[Slideshow]City of Cape Town vs skating and graffiti
Graffiti artists and skateboarders are battling Cape Town's authorities for their right to express their crafts in the streets.
Streets ahead in the realm of public art
Streets ahead in the realm of public art
Finding words to express an appreciation of the work of street artist Faith47 need not be an academic exercise. That’s the beauty of street...
I Art Joburg: The writing on the walls
I Art Joburg: The writing on the walls
If you go down to Doornfontein in Johannesburg today you are in for a big surprise. Look up along Sivewright Avenue as you travel north in the...

Client Media Releases

MTN scoops coveted international HR award
N2 coastal road in good shape
Skills that will help you get ahead in the workplace
FCM wins top award