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Paloma Strelitz brings humanity to the practise of urban design
• Duration: 00:02:19
11 Jan 18
The co-founder of the Turner Prize-winning Assemble collective on creating spaces that enable upliftment.
Winy Maas on the importance of remarkable buildings in future cities
• Duration: 00:02:42
16 Jan 18
"Remarkable buildings can help us navigate ourselves through this kind of monstrous, and endless mediocrity that most cities are."
Icelandic designers tackle food waste through a project called Cargo
• Duration: 00:03:11
18 Jan 18
The #Antenna2017 speakers were alarmed by the amount of food waste in their city and found a novel way to raise awareness.
"We have to hold our heritage up as a mirror to the world." - Hugh Masekela
23 Jan 18
#DIarchives: In 2011 Hugh Masekela gave a surprise performance at Design Indaba. This is his interview following the performance.
Selly Raby Kane on creating sci-fi fashion in Senegal
• Duration: 00:02:56
30 Jan 18
“I want people to dive into a universe, I want them to dive into a story and I want them to feel like they’re in a timeless space.”
Lance Wyman on the power of graphic design to transcend language barriers
• Duration: 00:02:44
7 Feb 18
The legendary graphic designer spoke to us following the anniversary of his iconic work for the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games.
Thomas Heatherwick on why the Zeitz MOCAA is unlike any other museum
• Duration: 00:03:14
9 Mar 18
“Some of the most incredible work is done on this continent and it felt bonkers that many of those artists have to relocate to other parts of the world”
Myles Loftin on the importance of representing black masculinity differently
• Duration: 00:03:13
11 Apr 18
The #antenna2017 speaker takes us through the inspiration behind his multimedia project: Hooded.
These Senegalese rappers found an ingenious way to report on politics
• Duration: 00:01:53
3 May 18
“There is a long tradition in hip hop here [Senegal], particularly hip hop being political."
On landscape architecture as the lifeblood of a city
• Duration: 00:03:36
14 May 18
Cees van der Veeken gives us his take on the unscripted nature of landscape design at the inaugural Design Commons.
Doors of Cape Town
26 May 18
An intrepid Capetonian is photographing good-looking doors around the city; and an Instagram account set up to document his findings is developing a following.
Wura-Natasha Ogunji on reclaiming the female voice through public performance and protest
• Duration: 00:03:53
1 Jun 18
The performance artist’s work explores the tense relationship between women, society, space and politics in Lagos.
This young South African artist uses the everyday dinner plate as a canvas
• Duration: 00:02:40
4 Jun 18
Duma Mtimkulu was one of 40 young exhibitors at Design Indaba 2018. Entries for 2019 are now open.
Talking cultural clashes and interrogating stereotypes with Gerhard Human
• Duration: 00:03:21
28 Jun 18
Armed with a prying nose for truth and sense of humour, this artist delves into contentious social assumptions in vibrant style.
AGI: On the importance of hosting this year's event in Mexico
• Duration: 00:08:50
6 Jul 18
Nikki Gonnissen, Paul Cox and Alejandro Magallanes discuss graphic design, borders and moving the conference from the US to Mexico.
Jonathan Dotse makes Virtual Reality experiences in Accra
• Duration: 00:03:16
18 Jul 18
Jonathan Dotse is a social entrepreneur, technology evangelist, and science-fiction writer living in Accra, Ghana. He also tinkers in virtual reality.
Egyptian comic book artists are writing their way out of censorship
23 Jul 18
"It wasn’t just a political revolution, it was also an artistic revolution. This is reflected in the art scene of Egypt.”
Streetwear designer Wandile Leeu on bridging the gap between tradition and cool
• Duration: 00:01:48
3 Aug 18
“The whole essence behind us establishing the brand was to celebrate the city and the people and the mentality of what Joburg is about.”
Designer Roba Mostafa on creating a market for interactive media in Egypt
4 Sep 18
“I believe that interactive media would become a fundamental medium used in the future. It makes the science fiction of yesterday the possibility of today”
Fernando Laposse's Totomoxtle shortlisted for the 2018 Beazley Designs of the Year
• Duration: 00:02:48
12 Sep 18
"The world market has forced the price of corn to reduce drastically. This has made traditional methods of harvesting corn not economically viable anymore."
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