Xhosa Names and Meanings in a series of animated ect by South African graphic designer and illustrator Thandiwe Tshabalala.
Way back, when apartheid was taking place in South Africa, parents used to give their kids English names so that white people wouldn’t have to struggle pronouncing African names. Most people born during the times of … Continue Reading ››
"Monrovia animated", created by François Beaurain plays with the topology of the urban landscape and with its inhabitants who become a a tooth from the gear, a piece of the conveyor belt that animates the city.
It has been a while since we last caught up with Shofela Coker. Tell us about the Coker CoOp.Coker CoOp is simply my brother, my sister and I, pulling our professional and personal resources together to create ideas we've dreamed of since childhood with the aim of sharing that vision with the rest of … Continue Reading ››
I was so exhausted from having to draw out each of the sketches, scan them, upload them and finally synchronize them, that I simply went tomakeagif and had the blasted thing do it for me. I wasn’t ready for another three or so hours of editing 20 frames/sketches for a custom gif. I simply … Continue Reading ››
Moustapha Alassane is hailed as the father of African animation. Born in 1942 in N'Dougou Niger, Alassane is one of the first filmmakers in Africa contributing to African Cinema since his first films in 1962 - Aoure and La Bague du roi Koda. Since then Alassane has contributed over thirty animations and films.
Alassane is … Continue Reading ››
African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.