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Former Design Indaba Emerging Creatives showcased their collections at South African Fashion Week 2023.
Cape Town-based 2023 Design Indaba Emerging Creative Naledi Modupi is obsessed with faces.
This set of woodcut prints celebrates the months of the year.
This 2023 Design Indaba Emerging Creative is a storyteller at heart.
Design for Human Rights
In honour of Human Rights Day on 21 March, we take a look at human-centred innovations from South Africa.
To the world
Sumayya Vally is shaping and shifting architectural discourses for the future.
Announcing Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives Class of 2023
Hot talent to watch – 20 rising stars are the 2023 Design Indaba Emerging Creatives.
To the streets
Street artists participating in an international art festival ask ‘What if?’ in large-scale murals across Cape Town.
In his bones
A Cape Town-based artist has created a flute made from a replica of his leg bone.
In SOLO, Charity Vilakazi weaves African narratives with mythology to pay homage to her heritage and the matriarchy.
Using the rhino, Design Indaba alum Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg examines human beings’ relationship with endangered animals.
Malian artist Famakan Magassa has won the Norval Sovereign African Art Prize for 2023.
Spawn is the first spoon designed by artificial intelligence.
Fruits of labour
Seeds of the Fig at Twee Jonge Gezellen farm features sculptures by 24 celebrated African artists.
Colour as word-free language
Over two years in the making, an expansive project commissioned by Google Arts & Culture and conceived by Design Indaba plots the immense creativity of Africa.
A Design Indaba Emerging Creative for 2022, Noxolo Thando Masuku is navigating the symbiotic relationship between art and architecture.
Telling stories through colour
Design Indaba partners with Google to showcase the continent's creatives through "Colours of Africa".
Georgina Gratrix’s new exhibition converses with Irma Stern’s artworks at the iconic painter’s former home.
Multidisciplinary artist Nene Mahlangu is the 2023 Design Indaba Emerging Creative programme curator.
A woven story
2022 Design Indaba Emerging Creative Leila Walter used a life-changing experience in India as inspiration for her own weaving studio.
Lauren Gericke thrives on creative problem-solving and efficient design
The convention-flouting ICA Live Art Festival is back!
One architectural drawing a day for 365 days has culminated in the exhibition RSA 365
A golden milestone
Cape Town’s beloved Irma Stern Museum celebrates its semicentennial with a line-up of exhibitions, events and talks.
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