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We Are Hiring! Business Development Manager / Fundraiser

Position: Business Development Manager and Fundraiser Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in partnership with Tshimologong Innovation Precinct via its Digital Content Hub are looking for a Fundraiser and Business Development Manager for the annual Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, in Johannesburg, South Africa  Job Description: Fix term one year contract position with renewal subject to […]

Fak’ugesi Beats & Fak’ugesi Arcade – Final Week of Fak’ugesi 2018

Fak’ugesi Festival 2018 explores music and gaming in its final week The Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival enters its final and closing week from 24th – 29th September with a special focus on gaming and beats. With the theme of “Tap Your Afro Source Code”, this year celebrates technology, creativity and innovation from across the […]

Tap Your Afro Source Code’ – The Fak’ugesi 2018 Illustration

Published by Bubblegum Club The Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is generated around collaboration, conversation and projects – for Africans by Africans. An “African celebration of digital technology, art and culture”. Taking place in Johannesburg, the festival is gaged towards encouraging not only people in the city but inhabitants of the continent, to embrace their innovative thoughts […]

Unpack the source code of your African Identity at the 2018 Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival

The Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, “Tap Your Afro Source Code”, has announced the line-up of its 2018 programme promising to yet again transform Johannesburg into a celebration of technology, creativity and innovation from across the African continent. The full program of activities running from 18 August to 29 September 2018, Fak’ugesi will take place at […]

Call for Participation: “Digital Spirit” AR Workshop

In relation to the Digital Imaginaires: Premonition Exhibition, Fak’ugesi Festival is collaborating with the Wits Art Museum to offer a specialist workshop in Augmented Reality. Young digital artists, designers and makers using UNITY in Johannesburg can expand their AR knowledge with experts in the field through a 10 day workshop and its all mahala! The […]

Fak’ugesi Residency 2018

Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency goes trans-continental in 2018 The Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency, a creative residency to support young digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist’s residency taking place from 8 August until 9 September 2018. First established in 2014, the Residency this year includes artists from Cairo, New Delhi […]

Digital Imaginaries: Premonition @ WAM & Fak’ugesi

In 2018 we are collaborating on a co-produced exhibition and series of workshops with the Wits Art Museum.  The ‘Premonition’ is the specific to this exhibition which is the second leg of a larger three city project title ‘Digital Imaginaries” – that took place in Dakar, Senegal in May this year and will conclude in […]

Call for Artists! – Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia Johannesburg & the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Call for artists addressing technology and/or creative technologists to participate in the annual Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival’s creative residency in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Two young digital makers will be chosen from the following countries: SADC: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, […]

Fak’ugesi Play Rooms Pop Up Project – Creativate, NAF

Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is having some exploratory fun in June this year at two pop-ups. The second is at the National Arts Festival’s Creativate in Grahamstown, South Africa. Post graduate students of the Wits Digital Arts Division and artist Nathan Gates will present to playful FAK’UGESI PLAYROOMS that explore playful and DIY digital making. Games […]

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