Rasty is one of Johannesburg’s established graffiti artists. He talks about what got him into this art form and the future it has in Johannesburg with Andrew Meloney, who captured this interview using iPod Touch technology.
South Africa: Politics, Identity and Public Art
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuTe7AbkXhU This documentary focuses on the public art of South Africa, including that created after democracy came to the country.
South Africa: The Informal Job Economy
[vimeo 72590992] The historic scarcity of work opportunities, resultant chronic high unemployment coupled with apartheid-era laws sparked an entrepreneurial spirit among many South Africans as a means of survival. Today, within townships such as Alexandra and [continue reading…]
Johannesburg’s Emerging Graffiti Culture
Graffiti as a form of urban regeneration? What…well, Johannesburg does things differently. “The city realizes that (graffiti) is a part of the city and that it needs to be incorporated in some way,” Rasty, one [continue reading…]
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