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Berlin-based South African artist Robin Rhode uses public space as a stage for his highly visual work.
Freestyle Love Supreme
Freestyle Love Supreme is an American hip-hop crew with a TV show in which five performers take the crowd on a non-stop, hip-hop improv ride with no script.
Marina Willer is a Pentagram partner and creative director with a background in graphic design, branding and filmmaking.
Lernert & Sander
Dutch artists and filmmakers Lernert & Sander are known for their installations and high-conceptual art films.
Jabu Nadia Newman and The Foxy Five
Jabu Nadia Newman is a South African artist who works through the mediums of photography and film. She is also the creator of The Foxy Five webseries.
Conceptual artist Koen Vanmechelen explores the importance of biocultural diversity, identity and community in his Cosmopolitan Chicken Project.
Zimbabwean activist and social entrepreneur Chido Govera uses coffee waste to grow mushrooms and provide sustainable income for orphans.
João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga
João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga is an artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual "things" that play with reality by deconstructing it.
Lindiwe Matshikiza is an artist, performer, director and writer based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
"We are because each other." Introducing the Dear Ribane production company.
Kjetil Thorsen is a founding partner of the Norwegian architecture and landscape design firm Snøhetta and leads their Oslo-based office.
Luis von Ahn
Tech entrepreneur and crowdsourcing pioneer Luis von Ahn is best known for creating CAPTCHAs and the language-learning platform Duolingo.
American guitarist and composer Kaki King is known for her genre-defying percussive and jazz-like melodies and energetic live shows.
Giorgia Lupi is an award-winning information designer, artist and the co-author of "Dear Data", a book that visualises the details of everyday life.
London-based Nigerian designer Yinka Ilori specialises in upcycled vintage furniture inspired by Nigerian parables and fabrics from Africa.
Dokter and Misses
Husband and wife team Dokter and Misses is a multidisciplinary design company based in Johannesburg.
Award-winning, multi-tasking art director and designer Kate Moross is a fast rising-star on London's design scene.
Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson created the vast, indoor sun at the Tate in London, made rivers run green and made a waterfall flow upwards.
Co-founder and CPO of Airbnb, designer Joe Gebbia changed the way people travel and interact with strangers with his peer-to-peer home-rental startup.
Christian Benimana believes that architecture must go beyond the design of the building and into an understanding of how buildings impact the lives of users.
Award-winning designer Alex McDowell is an immersive storyteller. He is best known for the set designs for "Minority Report", "Fight Club" and "Man of Steel".
Basia Dżaman, a graduate from the School of Form in Poland, is finding solutions to current and future problems.
Industrial designer Yogita Agrawal focuses on solving problems in emerging global communities with innovative products and sustainable technologies.
Multidisciplinary artist Naama Schendar explores identity and individuality through constructed methods of experiencing empathy.
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