POW! WOW! Hawaii: “Ocean Poet” by Ricky Lee Gordon in Honolulu
March 11, 2016
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Straight from the far shores of South Africa, Ricky Lee Gordon was also in Honolulu for the excellent Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2016. Painting under intense heat in the district of Kaka’Ako, Freddy Sam unveiled a beautiful piece entitled “Ocean Poet”. This piece is part of a series of murals exploring interconnectedness and non duality. The wave knows…
Freddy Sam in Phoenix, Arizona
February 9, 2016
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Just before heading to Hawaii for Pow! Wow! 2016, our friend Freddy Sam stopped by Phoenix in Arizona to beautify the local streets with some of his signature work. After a few days of work, the Cape-Town based muralist quickly created this amazing piece entitled “Through the reflection of your beauty i am beautiful. we…
Freddy Sam in Nagua, Dominican Republic
December 26, 2015
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South African muralist Freddy Sam recently stopped by the city of Nagua in Dominican Republic to paint for the always excellent ArteSano street art project. This mural is a continuation of a series of paintings exploring interconnectedness and non-duality. The wave knows it is the ocean and the ocean knows it is a wave. The image…
“I Am You You Are Me”, a new mural by Freddy Sam in Cape Town
August 14, 2015
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Freshly returned from Portugal, Freddy Sam is already back at work in Cape Town, South Africa where he just finished working on a new mural. Entitled “I Am You You Are Me”, the South African artist sent us the following statement : The area is very harsh and has a large amount of homeless people, gangs, drug…
“The Road Of Solidarity”, a new piece by Freddy Sam in Azores, Portugal
August 3, 2015
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South African artist Freddy Sam spent a few days on the Azores islands where he was invited by the good lads from the Walk&Talk Street Art Festival.Freddy Sam created this beautiful piece which is entitled “The Road Of Solidarity”. The mural depicts two young brothers Rodrigo and Johny and their friend Claudio walking into the ocean,…
Freddy Sam “I Am Because We Are” New Madiba Tribute Mural – Johannesburg, South Africa
January 11, 2014
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Freddy Sam was recently invited to paint a 40 Meter tall Nelson Mandela mural in the east city of Johannesburg commissioned by the Maboneng precinct as a gift to the city in memory of this giant of a man. The mural is inspired by Madiba’s definition of ‘Ubuntu’ which is: ‘You cannot be human all…
Gaia x Freddy Sam New Mural in Johannesburg, South Africa
January 5, 2013
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While we last heard from Gaia in Argentina (covered), the American artist is now in South Africa for the Acrylic Walls project. He teamed up with Freddy Sam to paint this large scale collaboration somewhere on the streets of Johannesburg. Check back with us soon for more by Gaia and Acrylic Walls.

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