All posts by jepchumba

Jepchumba is an AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST and DIGITAL ENTHUSIAST who works hard to combine her two passions: Digital Media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. An African digital artist, Jepchumba loves experimenting with motion, sound and various digital effects and techniques and has an extensive background in digital art, web design and development, audio/visual production and social media strategies.
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African Digital Media Academy

  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 ››
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Maker Faire Africa: Johannesburg

Come celebrate ‘hand-wrought ingenuity for innovation’ from the dynamic perspective of Africa’s most creative inventors, makers, tinkerers and doers.
MFA2014-Announcement_Dec 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 ››
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Aku•Ako Cameroonian Dolls Inspired by Japan

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 ››