Phinda Pattern Code: WAM First Thursday

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Wits Art Museum and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival are hosting a free and dynamic coding workshop for all ages and all levels of experience. Using beadwork from the WAM collection, Tegan Bristow will illustrate how you can use beadwork patterns as a reference for learning the basics of creative coding in Processing ( An initial presentation of ideas will be followed by a coding lesson. If you are interested in staying on for this lesson, please bring a laptop or be okay with sharing one.

Underground parking is available for the evening. Entrance to the parking left off Jorissen Street, after Station Street intersection.

Email or call 011 717 1362 for queries.

Digital Imaginaries is a joined project of Kër Thiossane and Afropixel Festival in Dakar, Wits Art Museum and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg, and ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, funded by the TURN fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation (Kulturstiftung des Bundes). The workshop series Competences and Visions for the Digitization of Africa in Dakar and Johannesburg is financed by the GIZ commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.


Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wits Art Museum

1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein, Gauteng 2000 South Africa

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+27 (0)11 717 1000

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