Sunday Oct 7 - Saturday Oct 13
Second floor, 33 De Korte St, Braamfontein
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 email@example.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.