Residency

2 X ARTS RESIDENCIES @ FAK’UGESI 2019 – APPLY NOW

We are super excited to announce two residencies at Fak’ugesi Festival this year.  Apply before 1 July 2019. Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency: Is our annual one month digital arts residency In collaboration with Pro Helvetia Johannesburg & the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Hosted in Johannesburg and leading into the 2019 Festival, Residents will work […]

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 […]

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 Residence Project Presented at Museums and the Web, USA

We are excited to announce that the  2016 Fak’ugesi Digital African Residency #MAMBOKADZI Project, developed on residency with Fak’ugesi Festival last year was presented last week at the 2017 Museum and the Web Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Congratulations to residents Cebo Simphiwe Xulu, Regina Kgatle and Vuyi Chaza on their success. We are really proud […]

Opening of the Fak’ugesi Lab Exhibition

Fak’ugesi Lab: Exploring Cultural Technologies for Future Joburg. The Fak’ugesi Residency has run the course of the Fak’ugesi Festival. Digital Artists Jepchumba, Kasia Molga, Ling Tan and Nathan Gates occupied the Basement Gallery of the Wits Art Museum exploring the theme – “Futurist Visions of Johannesburg: uncovering place and space, physical and virtual responses to […]

Fak’ugesi Lab First Thursday at WAM

Join the Fak’ugesi Lab and the Wits Art Museum for First Thursday’s in Braamfontein. From 6pm to 9pm, Thursday 3rd Sept in the Basement Gallery. Fak’ugesi Residents invite you to participate in their explorations of cultural technology for future Joburg. Join Ling Tan in an exploration of wearable technology for exploring Braamfontein in the lead up to […]

Market Hack: making & hacking for everyone!

Market Hack returns for the 2015 Fak’ugesi Festival. This year we will be situated close to the Nieghbourgoods Market  in The Grove by South Point, 18 Melle Street, Braamfontein. Sat. 29th Aug, between 10am & 4pm. A collaboration with British Council Connect ZA’s InnovationZA program with Maker Library Network.    Along side Fak’ugesi Residents and a host of exciting independent […]

Residency Events, how do YOU see the future of Joburg?

What is Johannesburg and Braamfontien like now?  How will this become part of our social and cultural futures in this city? Join the Resident artists and creative technologists to explore the future of Johannesburg. Residency FAK’UGESI LAB open to the public from 26th Aug to 12th Sept. Every W ednesday to Sunday, 10am – 4pm […]

Treasure Hunting for a Smart City with Ling Tan

Join Fak’ugesi Resident Artist Ling Tan to explore wearable computing and the smart city. The future of a smart city is imagined as a city filled with sensors on every street and corner, in public and private spaces, collecting data about almost everything. How do we as individual make sense of the different types of data […]

“Reverse” Digital Hustle – 27th Aug

Growing on the Digital Hustle: Innovation and Creativity in the Digital World developed with British Council Connect ZA, in partnership with Livity Africa. Digital Hustles are a series of conversations, gatherings and activities with industry professionals and entrepreneurs to bring awareness to digital skills and creativity. With this “Reverse” Digital Hustle,  Fak’ugesi Resident Jepchumba; art and […]

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