R1 is an active street artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
He has been most active in the last 7 years working extensively with several street art projects in different cities and continents. His work covers various media, including installations, sculptures and wall art (paste ups). In his interventions and sculptures he often works with found materials, transforming them and giving them back to the city, as modified artistic contributions. R1 has lived in England and South Africa in recent years, where he has done most of his work. The work crosses cultural barriers between England and Africa and creates a dialogue between continents.