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Here’s how movement can form type
9 Apr 19
“The story of movement has just begun and we're really looking forward to where your designs take it.”
Bringing Afrocentric design to Milan Design Week
10 Apr 19
Meet the South African designers who will be exhibiting their work for the first time at Milan Design Week.
(P)residant: Those who don't let go of power
11 Apr 19
"I call them 'les presidents residants' because they never want to leave power once in the seat." – Fabrice Monteiro, photographer, Dakar.
Tech to empower marginalised communities
18 Apr 19
Human rights activist and storyteller Thenmozhi Soundararajan on the power of knowledge creation in the hands of the oppressed.
Designer Anne Kiwia upcycles discarded cloths to create high fashion headbands
22 Apr 19
“We have enough clothes. The world is full of it. We need to start protecting our environment and stop being needless consumers.”
Feyi Olubodun on what international brands get wrong about the African consumer
23 Apr 19
"I argue very strongly that sophistication and westernisation don’t mean the same thing. You can be sophisticated and not be westernised."
Toyin Ojih Odutola’s portraits show black skin as textured and diverse
23 Apr 19
“We have enough about what my skin looks like but what does it feel like?’
Afrominima is a Nigerian lifestyle brand inspired by Japanese and Scandinavian aesthetics
24 Apr 19
The Olubunmi Adeyemi-helmed brand brings the minimalist movement to Africa.
AZEEMA is here to display beauty and dispel myths
26 Apr 19
“It is a celebration of heritage, culture and diversity, yet equally a champion for empowerment and progressive change."
The all-woman band taking over a space traditionally reserved for men
26 Apr 19
New York’s Flor de Toloache talk preserving culture, women empowerment and taking on the male-dominated world of Mariachi.
Federico Babina uses architecture to explain mental illness
29 Apr 19
Babina cleverly represents what different mental illnesses look like.
This photographer gave homeless people cameras to document their lives
30 Apr 19
After five days, 45 of the cameras were returned and over 600 images developed. The results were astonishing.
Meet Botswana's Queens of Marok
2 May 19
South African photographer Paul Shiakallis documents the leather-wearing women of Botswana’s heavy metal scene.
Omar Nagati on renegotiating Downtown Cairo through design
3 May 19
“You need to include in any plan or revision for Downtown or any neighbourhood, the local community, which is not necessarily the case so far."
Manipulating bad eating habits with product design
7 May 19
Portion Distortion is a conceptual design project that explores the psychology behind our eating behaviour.
Kgodisho Mowa’s work tackles inequality and political apathy
8 May 19
"Countless people are fighting for equality and fairness, and fighting for broken promises by the government, but they don't get the spotlight they deserve.”
Meet the South African artists exhibiting at La Biennale Di Venezia
10 May 19
Titled The Stronger We Become, the South African Pavilion will feature works by Dineo Seshee Bopape, Tracey Rose and Dineo Seshee Bopape.
Exploring Shantell Martin’s unique interactive illustrations
15 May 19
The London-born, New York-based artist is creating larger than life artworks that comment on intersectionality, identity and play.
Bug burgers and micro-algae buns: the cookbook of the future
17 May 19
SPACE10 has been cooking up a storm in their Test Kitchen to bring you an unorthodox assortment of meals from the future.
Artist Nuria Mora on Spain’s biggest inclusive art event of its kind
20 May 19
Along with 14 other artists, Nuria Mora is helping to rebuild and inspire art inclusivity in Spain’s forgotten region of La Mancha.
The industrialisation of the natural world
22 May 19
Speculations on the future of biodiversity after the sixth mass extinction.
Funfere Koroye on product design for the West African consumer
23 May 19
Nigerian product designer has designed a range of products that take into account the uniqueness of a West African consumer.
Mileha Soneji designs low-tech tools for Parkinson’s patients
28 May 19
The product designer has created two products to cater to people suffering from Parkinson's.
Siddhant Shah is bridging the gap between disability and cultural heritage
28 May 19
“Designers and architects live with the misconception that accessibility is only restricted to the physical aspect of a space... that's a fallacy."
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