Cape Town based creative company, Creative Nestlings launched a beta version of their new website and community dedicated for young African creatives The|NEST| .
The new Creative Nestlings website will feature original content created for and by young creatives and the ability for young people to join the membership programme, The|NEST|.
African cartoons is another fantastic digital platform that is archiving African artistic practice. We had a chance to interview Tejumola Olaniyan, the founder of African Political Cartoons an online archive of African political cartoons.
What was your motivation that led you to create the “Encyclopedia of African Political Cartooning?"
Badilisha Poetry X-Change, is the largest online archive of African poetry. The project brought an enormous archive of african poetry and literature via mobile.
Digital platforms powered through mobile technology inspired the organizers of the site to develop the world's largest mobile archive of poetry and literature with over 400 African poets from … Continue Reading ››
Ten years ago, most African curators and artists were going to Europe or America to see what was happening. There is now more of an imperative to engage within the continent, to not always be looking northbound.
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.