Creating a mural in Johannesburg
Our Roots, volume 2 - by Tayo Fatunla

Mural in Johannesburg: the cocreation process

Yesterday, we unveiled our mural in Johannesburg, South Africa. After 5 days of blood, sweat and tears (and holdups because of permit trouble and rain), we are immensely proud to present the final result! Here you can see the entire co-creation process. From a sketch by Zaheer Sooliman (from Joburg, South Africa)…



…to a cartoon by Osval from Cuba…

Mural design

….to the design of the mural, painted by Ras Silas Motse from Cape Town.




After the unveiling, we had a dialogue session at the #cocreateSANL event, where Zapiro spoke about his work and the young people who had submitted sketches talked about the themes they think are important to address. You can see a recording of the event here:



Check back on the blog next week, when we'll be posting a full report of the creation of the mural, including lots of photos!


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