Our hearts burst when we found out about the African Digital Media Academy in Kigali, Rwanda. The academy is the only east african motion capture studio. Motion capture is a technique used to capture live movement and recorded into realistic animations for audio/visual production. The studio hopes to generate a stronger African creative economy in East … Continue Reading ››
Come celebrate ‘hand-wrought ingenuity for innovation’ from the dynamic perspective of Africa’s most creative inventors, makers, tinkerers and doers.This year, Maker Faire Africa 2014 will bring together over 5,000 attendees, along with featured inventors, world-class makers, self-made entrepreneurs & creative tinkerers from South Africa and across the continent, to … Continue Reading ››
Nambowa Malua is an illustrator, graphic designer and fine artist from Windhoek, Namibia.
"You've got to be a bit utopian to be an artist because it is not a very realistic occupation. The thought of being an artist in itself I think is a utopian idea because I don't really make anything usefull and I think that in of itself is an illustration of my disposition."Continue Reading ››
A bold mixture of Japanese, Cameroonian and Ghanian crafts, designer Noumbissi Constantin creates these adorable toys.
Culture is what links individuals to one another to create their identity. As a designer, I'm really interested in what Africa, Europe and Asia can teach me and I'm always amazed to notice that these different cultures have a … Continue Reading ››