Faith 47

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Faith47, South Africa's first lady of graffiti, is well versed in the art of getting up. She rolls with the hardcore, but touches the hearts of the masses. With a combination of street art and traditional graffiti styles, she creates thought-provoking artwork that crosses artistic and cultural boundaries. Delicate yet raw, joyful yet dark, her work reflects the contradicting nature of society and the environment in which she grew up. She condemns injustice, inequality and society's failings in a series of ...
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Overview

Faith47, South Africa's first lady of graffiti, is well versed in the art of getting up. She rolls with the hardcore, but touches the hearts of the masses. With a combination of street art and traditional graffiti styles, she creates thought-provoking artwork that crosses artistic and cultural boundaries. Delicate yet raw, joyful yet dark, her work reflects the contradicting nature of society and the environment in which she grew up. She condemns injustice, inequality and society's failings in a series of heartfelt characters and eloquent phrases in fitting locations. Despite the harsh themes expressed, you can sense her celebration of life and hope for the future.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783937946092
  • Publisher: From Here to Fame
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Series: On the Run Bks.
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,081,015
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

From Here To Fame Publishing produces literature about Hip Hop culture, graffiti, street art, and the scenes and phenomena that surround it. All of our publications are collaborations with international artists, writers and researchers who have been personally involved in shaping or documenting the development of their respective scenes firsthand. We promote the history, development and influence of these urban cultures in our society-with a keen focus on a young generation that is learning from its beginnings, and contributing to its future.
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