Categories: Residency

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 […]

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 […]

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