Posts Tagged: street art

Johannesburg Lifestyle
Street art and colour in the city – #CapitecColorRun
September 14, 2015
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So excited for all the new street art in Joburg! I love that street art brings colour to dull places and celebrates the energy and youth of Johannesburg.   There’s a new wheat paste piece in Braamfontein that I got sight of going up last week. Artist Crystal Birch has been commissioned to create a […]
Johannesburg South Africa Travel
The Purple Shall Govern Mandela mural
May 21, 2015
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A little story of the significance of the Purple Shall Govern Mandela mural in Braamfontein I recently posted this  instagram of the stunning new Mandela Mural in Braamfontein with a caption about its significance. I was surprised by the many comments on the photo, that so many people did not know the history behind it’s […]
Travel
Gouzou spotting in Reunion Island – an interview with Jace
July 30, 2014
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Reunion Island is basically one big outdoor gallery for street art and graffiti fans. My first introduction to the island’s street art culture was at OR Tambo airport in Joburg, where I was fortunate to meet Reunionaise street artist Jace just before boarding my flight to Reunion. I had no idea that I’d just met Reunion’s […]
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I love Joburg street art
November 8, 2013
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Anyone who follows me on Instagram will know that I absolutely love graffiti and street art. It makes me happy 🙂  When I’m travelling, or even just walking my city I’m constantly stopping to snap pics of funky street art.  In fact my header image on this blog is my photo of a street mosaic taken in […]
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Madiba magic in Jozi street art
June 11, 2013
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Its a tense time for South Africans. The world’s media is on Mandela watch, with the press hounding the doors of the Pretoria hospital where our beloved Madiba is in a critical condition. We are all praying, some of us for him to stay with us because its so hard for us to let him […]
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Woodstock – a hub for Cape Town street art
May 7, 2013
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I love street art, but haven’t really written much about it here, though you can find some of my street art writings on  The Getaway Magazine blog and Standard Bank Arts blog.       What I love about social media is that it is so easy to connect with people with similar interests. This […]