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A MAZE to return to Fak’ugesi with more games and plenty to play with!

  PRESS RELEASE – 29 JULY 2015 Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival 2015 will feature the return of A MAZE./ Johannesburg, South Africa’s premier International Independent Games and Playful Media Festival. In its 4th year, A MAZE./ Johannesburg 2015 will bring digital and analog games, interactive arts, music, and all things playful to Braamfontein from […]

The 2015 Fak'ugesi Residency crew

Meet the Fak’ugesi Residents

Creative Technologists, Digital Designers and Makers of Awesome. Our 4 Fak’ugesi Residents will be occupying the Wits Art Museum basement gallery in the creation of an open  Fak’ugesi Lab for the full 3 weeks of the festival! Their brief is to engage Braamfontien, its people and its streets as a location to explore creativity and […]

Market Hack will be in The Grove Courtyard

No longer just on “the streets of Braamfontein”, the Market Hack will be hosted by South Point in their courtyard space, The Grove.  Situated at South Point Central  on the corner of  Melle  and Juta streets,  The Grove is in the heart of the bustling student accommodation scene that has greatly contributed to the area’s […]

The countdown begins – in just 30 days . . .

It’s one month to go before the 2nd Fak’ugesi Festival. This year the Festival will run over three weeks and will feature far more integration between the different events in Braamfontein spanning technological and cultural/artistic innovation. When we started this Festival in 2014, the project has two primary goals: To create a space for the […]

Facebook’s Kent Beck at Agile Africa 2015

The third annual Agile Africa will feature Facebook’s Kent Beck. Taking place at the Protea Hotel, Parktonian from 24 – 26 August 2015, this year’s line-up, according to hosts Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), includes some of the software industry’s brightest minds. “We are excited to have Kent Beck as one of our keynote […]

Launch of the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival 2015

Wits University has announced that it will be hosting a second Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in conjunction with headline sponsor, the City of Johannesburg. Spanning over three weeks during August and September, the 2015 festival will be held at the Tshimologong Innovation Hub in Braamfontein and will include a spectacular audiovisual laser performance on […]

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