Fakugesi 2017

2017 EVENTS

VENUE:
Tshimologong Accelerator

TIME:
19:00 - 23:00
Join us for the our Fak'ugesi Festival Launch and the opening of our 100% Digital and Media Art Exhibition focusing on VR, AR, Digital Film, Music and Photography. Artist's include: Fak'ugesi Residents in 2017, Nonku Phiri, All Hail the Honey’s Rendani Nemakhavhani, Tabita Rezaire, Brooklyn J. Pakathi, Rick Treweek, VR Films from Electric South and Anthea Pokroy.
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  • VENUE:
    Tshimologong Precinct

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    3 DAYS of Free Workshops in creative digitality and making. For all ages and all expertise: from programming AI’s, building custom game controllers to explorations in music and film.
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  • VENUE:
    The Grove, Melle Street, Braamfontein

    TIME:
    10:00 - 16:30
    NO BOOKING REQUIRED:
    Just turn up for the fun.
    One of the Fak’ugesi Festival’s favorite annual events! A fun day out in Braamfontein, intersecting with the weekly Neighbourgoods Market, led by the South African Maker Collective. Aimed at all ages and all expertise.
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VENUE:
Tshimologong Precinct
TIME:
9:00 - 17:00
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For the first time in 2017, Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival includes the Fak’ugesi Conference onto its annual program. A one day event with a mission to highlight important questions on the role of creativity and technology in Africa. The 2017 Fak’ugesi Conference focus is on importance of collaborative practices. The panels and speakers will engage questions concerning inter and multidisciplinary practices.
VENUE:
Tshimologong Precinct

TIME:
16:00 - 1:00
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See the Festival outcomes come to light at this festival finale, which promises interactive arts and projections, alongside riveting lineup of both local and international powerhouses such as trap-jazz trailblazer Masego, Soulection founder Joe Kay, Stonesthrow beatmaker MNDSGN, European producers Melodiesinfonie and Evil Needle, Britain’s Hannah Faith and local luminaries Nonku Phiri, Christian Tiger School and Petite Noir.
  • VENUE:
    Tshimologong Precinct

    Large collaborative engagement hosts 10 artists and 5 digital storytellers selected from across Southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa and the UK to participate in cutting edge program of making, learning and networking. Led by “African Digital Art” director Jepchumba.
  • VENUE:
    Tshimologong Precinct

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    In it’s 6th year A MAZE. Johannesburg welcomes African and international game developers, digital artists, forward thinkers, entrepreneurs, and digital activists to South Africa to exchange tools, skills, and ideas in the fields of independent games and playful media.