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Ek sê, give graffiti the kasi flavour

The Ubuhle Bendalo urban art residency furthered the subversion of the broken window theory

Mapping the city through graffiti

An inner city graffiti festival aims to make Johannesburg a global graffiti destination

Graffiti and Herman Mashaba’s bid to erase public art histories

Bylaws in SA’s major metros are killing off an art form that marginalised people could call their own

Editorial: Mayor’s walls of shame

It looks like the mayor felt some pressure to come up with something he could use to show how firm he is, but it is completely irrelevant to most.

Writing’s on the wall for Jo’burg’s graffiti artists

Mayor Herman Mashaba believes the art form is a deterrent to investment and will review how it is policed.

Paint speaks to power

Graffiti has long been used as a form of protest, which a new generation in South Africa is discovering.

Eight of Cape Town’s top street artists on Instagram

From Mak 1 to DALeast, we profile some graffiti artists in Cape Town on Instagram who use this social media tool to showcase their work and process.

Angry message in São Paolo’s murals

Glamour and squalor coexist uneasily here, but one thing unites rich and poor: everyone's furious about Fifa World Cup Brazil.

Gallery puts graffiti into orbit

Graffiti artist Mars makes the leap from Jo'burg's grimy streets to an exhibition space to show off the other side of his urban art.

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