It’s Our Birthday

Today African Digital Art grows a year older. Over the past 5 years ADA has matured and managed to continue to inspire new designers, illustrators, photographers, animators and digital artists. When I begun africandigitalart.com I had very little idea about the impact that we would have around the world. I…
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Africa 80s

Creative shoot by Yasmina Tous Proyecto: África 80's Fecha: Junio 2012 Director: Gema Siveroni Director of Photographer: Iris Bánegas Artistic Director: Yasmina Tous Art Assistant: Belén Olmedo Wardrobe: Gema Siveroni Mounting: Guillermo Chapa & Belén Bembé Photography: Ana Valenzuela web: www.gemasiveroni.com www.belbembe.com
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African Digital Art at the Loeries Awards

THE 34TH ANNUAL LOERIE AWARDS VIVA AFRICAN CREATIVITY. VIVA! The Loerie Awards aims to recognise, reward and foster creative excellence in all areas of brand communication. The awards sets a benchmark for the best creative communication from the African and Middle Eastern region, with the core message that Creativity is…
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African Digital Art SXSW 2012

Last week I was privileged to attend the 10 day SXSW Music, Film, Interactive festival. Over 20,000 people descended into the city of Austin to showcase the best in film, music and interactive projects. This year I was privileged to lead in a SXSW conversation along with Ngozi Odita, Creative…
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Design Indaba Day 3 & Expo Review

Design Indaba was a moment of exhilaration filled with musings from designers extraordinaire. Can design can change the world and transform lives in meaningful ways? Can it have impact? The speakers at Design Indaba challenged this and not just in little ways. Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner of Urban Think-Tank revolutionsed Caracas, Venezuela by adding…
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DESIGN INDABA : DAY 2

After a compelling day 1 at Design Indaba, Day 2 featured speakers mostly from South Africa working in architecture to product design and other speakers in visual interaction & film. Here's a summary of the day through photography. Heinrich Wolff  a South African architect and urban planner whose work has improved the lives of people, showed…
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ADA/DSI Event

We are pleased to announce our first event of the year. We are working in collaboration with Design for Social Innovation to present to you this absolutely essential workshop for any designer, technologist, innovator, mover and shaker. Our special guest Cheryl Heller, Chair of MFA Design for Social Innovation program…
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Event: Visual Collaborative DC

As Visual Collaborative continues to expand its platform to support emerging artists and creative professionals. The organization will be introducing new series of events called Visual Grandeur, a group art show which which will be starting in conjunction of a series of launch events for the brand new Moroccan two…
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AACDD Call for Entries: Media Room

Submit your work to the African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival 2011 at the Bargehouse The African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival 2011 is a magnificent showcase of black creativity throughout the creative disciplines, taking place from September 9-25 at the Bargehouse, London. The AACDD is calling digital media artists,…
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