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Breaking down social barriers with a game of ping pong
• Duration: 00:03:08
30 Jun 15
Danish photojournalist Anders Find’s novel approach to bringing people together in public space.
To be a South African storyteller, here and now
29 Jun 15
In the third episode of the Future Lab Africa podcast series, Jepchumba speaks to up-and-coming filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba about his storytelling aesthetic.
Martijn Engelbregt: Breaking society out of its rut
• Duration: 00:04:31
26 Jun 15
Meet the ringmaster of Circus Engelbregt who oversees the delicate act of subverting social norms using design.
Darb 1718: A place of exchange for Egypt’s artists
• Duration: 00:04:04
25 Jun 15
Reem Hatem fills us in on Darb 1718, the Cairo centre that is fostering the North African country’s art scene.
Juliana Rotich: Harnessing Africa’s potential with technology
• Duration: 00:04:00
23 Jun 15
Kenyan technologist Juliana Rotich lays out the tangible ways that governments can harness technology’s power to deliver services efficiently.
Roy Choi: The food truck revolution that spread like wildfire
• Duration: 00:03:50
19 Jun 15
The LA food truck kickstarted a global movement thanks to Twitter, says Roy Choi.
Michael Murphy: Training African architects is one of the most important needs of our time
• Duration: 00:06:05
17 Jun 15
Architecture can help bring about wholesale change in Africa, one building at a time, says the founder of MASS Design Group, Michael Murphy.
Margo Selby's pageantry of pattern
16 Jun 15
Kent-based textile designer Margo Selby weaves her magic using age-old threading techniques.
The Nest: A DIY approach to storytelling
• Duration: 00:05:08
12 Jun 15
Kenyan arts collective The Nest makes impressive use of limited resources – from running a radio station out of their bathroom to making an award-winning film.
Inspired Luxe launches online global marketplace
• Duration: 00:06:28
10 Jun 15
Entrepreneur Denise Bradley-Tyson presents handcrafted luxury curated from a global array of master artists, beginning with those from South Africa.
Blowing up walls for the sake of art
8 Jun 15
Portuguese graffiti artist Alexandre Farto hammers his point home quite literally – with a drill, hammer and chisel. That’s when he’s not using explosives.
Thula Sindi: Understanding the dynamics of being an emerging fashion designer
• Duration: 00:02:15
8 Jun 15
Thula Sindi believes designers have to make themselves indispensible to customers by making truly wearable clothes.
Chu Suwannapha: Tradition is the new black
• Duration: 00:03:26
5 Jun 15
The “prince of prints”, Chu Suwannapha, has made reinventing tradition a core part of his new fashion label.
Beyond Entropy Africa: A new kind of common ground in Luanda
• Duration: 00:04:05
3 Jun 15
The Angola-based architecture group Beyond Entropy Africa brings radical change to an urban sprawl with a single plant.
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