While a growing number of individuals – laughing, jamming, conversing and feeling the funk on the streets of Braamfontein, Jozi – gazed up at Shepard Fairey’s forming mural of Mandela, one small seed was gearing up for up our talk with the American contemporary street artist/illustrator/activist. Watch our video interview with the face and force behind OBEY aka Andre the Giant, featured in our ‘Best Of’ Ten Years one small seed, in partnership with PUMA. #ThePurpleRevolution #RiseUp
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Everything that I do came from skateboarding, and at first punk rock, and then later hip hop because hip hop became the new punk rock. Punk rock and skateboarding were always about creativity, resourcefulness, rebellion and then hip hop came along and it was the same way.
– Shepard Fairey
Interview by Sarah Claire Picton