Cale Waddacor (b. 1987) is a creative from South Africa, now living in the UK.

Holding a degree in motion picture, Cale has a keen interest in film and the visual arts, working in a broad range of media. As a full-time audio engineer in the television industry in Johannesburg, he specialised in final mix, sound design and voice over recording.

With an array of hobbies and interests, especially within the arts - from music, photography and cinematography to street art, graffiti, urban exploration, travel, writing and editing - Cale is always finding time to express himself. In 2011, he launched the Graffiti South Africa website to document urban street art in Africa. A book of the same name was published in late 2014 by Schiffer Books in the USA, with a new book to follow at the end of 2020.

Cale enjoys exhibiting his photographic work and passionately shares his knowledge of graffiti and street art whenever possible. If you are interested in collaborating please send an email.

PRESS: http://www.calewaddacor.com/press




Graffiti South Africa. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (USA). October 2014.

Dead Town. Dead Town (South Africa). January 2018.

Street Art Cinemart: Graffiti Colouring Book. Street Art Cinemart (South Africa). October 2019.


Scrawble, vol. 1 - Outsider Graffiti in South Africa. Independent (South Africa). October 2018.

Scrawble, vol. 2 - Outsider Graffiti in South Africa. Independent (South Africa). October 2019.

Coexist. Independent (South Africa). October 2018.


Metamorphosis by Tavar Zawacki. Urban Spree Books (Germany). September 2017

Public Art in South Africa: Bronze Warriors and Plastic Presidents. Indiana University Press (USA). October 2017

Architexture by Conform. Independent (South Africa). October 2019.




Vandal-lie-izm: Urban Art Exhibition | Point Blank Gallery, Johannesburg (February)

Get Involved: Film Photography Exhibition | Wolves Café, Johannesburg (September)


You.Were.Here | Wish Café, Johannesburg (March) with Mike Bell & Elsa Bleda


Graffiti South Africa Book Launch | Space Between Gallery, Cape Town (January)

Graffiti South Africa Book Launch | Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg (February)

Graffiti South Africa Book Launch | Open Plan Studio, Durban (March)


Alternative Print Workshop's B&W Exhibition | In Toto Gallery, Johannesburg (November)


DEAD TOWN Zine Launch & Exhibition | Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg (January)

Alternative Print Workshop's B&W Exhibition | Parys Arts Festival @ The Dog & Fig Brewery, Parys (March)

DEAD TOWN Zine Launch & Exhibition | Yours Truly Café, Loop Street, Cape Town (April) As part of VANS First Thursday

DEAD TOWN Showcase | Studio 11:11, Cape Town (May)

DEAD TOWN Exhibition  | Yours Truly Café, Kloof Street, Cape Town (May) 

DIY Art Book Fair | AVA Gallery, Cape Town (July)

Post This! Independent Books and Zine Exhibition | David Krut Bookstore, Johannesburg (October)

DEAD TOWN Photo Club | The Artisan, Johannesburg (October)

Post This! Independent Books and Zine Exhibition II | David Krut Bookstore, Johannesburg (November)

The Street Art Cinemart | The Bioscope, Johannesburg (November)

[CROP] Project Showcase at Maboneng Township Arts Experience's Cinema Homes event | Alexandra Township, Johannesburg (December)

Photographer Unknown Exhibition | FotoZA Gallery, Johannesburg (December)


Burning Books' Book Fair | Cosmic Comics, Johannesburg (August)

The Street Art Cinemart 2 | The Bioscope, Johannesburg (October)


Think!Fest, National Arts Festival (2015)

St Benedicts College (2015)

Zine Workshop, David Krut Bookstore (2018)

Various Graffiti Workshops

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