Headspace

Explore Africa's digital narrative through our Research & Industry Reports. Or, explore our News and Opinion Pieces in our Stories section.

Research

The activities within the festival afford the opportunity for critical engagements on the current and future possibilities within technological industries creative economies on the continent. The outcomes from these discussions are collated every year, making the festival a generator of industry-specific insights and a living archive, filling out the African digital narrative with reflective research. Click here to download our reports.

Stories

The festival extends its investment in African digital creativity throughout the year by keeping in touch with news and opinion on the impact and trajectory of industry developments and community expansion. Click here for posts on all things African digital innovation.

About Fak'ugesi Festival

Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is at the forefront of Africa’s culture and technology scene. Explore what we stand for and how our journey evolves.

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Activities

Fak’ugesi Festival takes place annually in Johannesburg, South Africa. Plus year long pop up programming at regional & international Festivals, and the Tshimologong Innovation Precinct. Digital Cultural Economies, Digital Art, Critical Engagement, VR / AR, Gaming, Animation and Sound.

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Make

Workshops, Hackathons, Game Jams

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Talk

Conference, Talks, Events

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Industry

Research, Residencies, Community

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Show

AR/VR Exhibitions, Games Arcade, Animation Screenings, Digital Art Exhibitions

Community

Festival Residencies & Partner Linked Creative Programs.