Painting Cape Town, Graffiti from South Africa is the first print publication to cover the graffiti subculture in Cape Town, South Africa in significant detail. The book, written by Matthew Olckers and released in 2013, includes interviews with 29 of Cape Town's most prominent graffiti artists. Each story provides an insight into the rationale behind the artist's passion and obsession for spreading their names.

During 2013, Painting Cape Town found its' way into the hands of Katey Carson, an upcoming filmmaker. The material has inspired a documentary by the same name. Painting Cape Town, a documentary, probes deeper into the views of Cape Town's graffiti artists. Established figures within the subculture such as Falko and Wealz130 share their experiences of the consuming passion to paint the surfaces of the city.

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Weekend Argus, 12 Janauary 2013 [Pdf] [Link]
Cape Town Travel, 16 January 2013 [Link]
Between 10and5, 5 February 2013 [Link]
Peoples Post, 21 May 2013 [Pdf]
CCFM Interview, 27 May 2013 [Mp3]