Ben’s art is a reflection of his inner journey and his travels around the world. His unique ability to express his thoughts and feelings through art has been shaped by the many places and cultures he has experienced. His art is an embodiment of his strong belief in free expression and his aim to create something meaningful out of his life. From the bright colours to the powerful symbolism, his works capture the essence of his soul and the struggles he has endured in pursuit of his passion.
In this panel discussion hosted by Grayscale Store & Gallery, well known Johannesburg graffiti artist Rasty Knayles and two other notable guests will discuss the influence Graffiti has had on Pop Culture over the decades since it's inception in the 1970's. Topics will include the history of graffiti, why and how it has influenced pop culture from fashion to music, the importance of recognising the roots of graffiti, as well as how contemporary graffiti artists can find their style and place in the saturated world of Pop Culture. There will be a Q&A element to the discussion for the public to be involved.