Colorful, creative, inspiring: The world of African street art
South African graffiti artist FALKO1 sent images of his striking work on walls in and around Cape Town.
- African street art includes graffiti, inspiring murals, painted shop fronts
- It provides an outlet for political voices and local culture
- Cape Town is home to a thriving graffiti scene with a social message
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(CNN) — Street art has forever been a vibrant tool of personal expression manifesting in a variety of unique ways. In Africa it comes in the form of beautifully painted shop fronts, alternative methods of political campaigning and striking murals designed to inspire.