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City of Gold Urban Art Festival

Sunday Oct 7 - Saturday Oct 13       Second floor, 33 De Korte St, Braamfontein
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Founded by graffiti and tattoo artist Rasty Knayles who is also the founder of Joburg's only gallery dedicated to graffiti Grayscale Gallery, The City of Gold Festival is back for the first time in four years. Taking over Braamfontein for seven days, international street artists join their local counterparts making the streets come alive in a riot of colour. International artists exhibiting include Swiss aerosol artist Malik and Spanish-born illustrator and street artist Isaac Malakkai. Alongside film screenings and exhibitions, join local experts Past Experiences for their daily street art and graffiti walking tours which include the chance to watch the artists at work. Tours approximately two hours each, contact past.experiences@hotmail.com for prices and to book your place.

The walking tour programme is as follows:
Wed Oct 10 at 13:30 Graffiti and street art tour
Wed Oct 10 at 19:00 Film screening at Grayscale 
Thu Oct 11 at 11:00 Mini graffiti and street art tour 
Thu Oct 11 at 19:00 Film screening at Grayscale 
Fri Oct 12 at 11:00 Mini graffiti and street art tour 
Fri Oct 12 at 13:30 Graffiti and street art tour with guest artist Bias 
Sat Oct 13 at 10:00 Final tour of the finished walls
Sat Oct 13 at 11:00 Festival closing event with live painting and throw-up battles

For more on Rasty, read our #MyJoburg interview with him here

Date

Venue

Oct 7 2018 - Oct 13 2018
Grayscale Gallery
Second floor, 33 De Korte St, Braamfontein
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