Category Archives: Southern Africa

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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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Pioneer Mozambique artist Valente Malangatana

"much more than a creator, much more than an artist- [Valente Malangatana is ] someone who demonstrates that there is a universal language, the language of art, which allows us to communicate a message of peace, of refusal of war."

-  UNESCO's Director-General Federico Mayor

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On Street Photography: Barry Christianson

  "What I love about photography is that once you get behind the lens of a camera the world becomes very different. Mundane, boring streets become interesting. Sometimes beautiful but at least interesting. And then there’s the part where you get to translate what you see into a picture."

- Barry Christianson Photographer

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