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STR.CRD 2014: Africa's #1 Street Culture Festival In Photos

See photos from the fifth edition of STR.CRD, Africa's top urban street culture festival.

All photos by Karabo Maine


Johannesburg's annual STR.CRD returned to Constitution Hill over the weekend for its fifth year showcasing the top "Fashion, Music, Sneakers, Graffiti, Skate, Dance, Photography, [and] Culture" on the continent. Since launching in Cape Town in 2010, the event (which relocated to Jozi in 2011) has grown to become the unchallenged number one urban street culture festival on the continent. For this year's edition we tapped photographer Karabo Maine to capture the action from the ground. Peep his photos from STR.CRD 2014 in the gallery above.

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