Opening of the Fak’ugesi Lab Exhibition

Story Posted: 10 September 2015
Categories: Residency


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 ‘now’ for socio-cultural technologies of the future.”

The artists public engagements and creative technology explorations culminate in an exhibition that opens on Saturday the 12th of Sept at Wits Art Museum from 18h00.

Visit the facebook event page for more information.

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The Fak’ugesi Festival Residency is a partnership with the Wits Art Museum, JCSE & Watermans in London. The project is supported by SA – UK Seasons for 2014 – 2015.

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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

Headspace

Our generating space, find industry reports, new stories and current events.

Research

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The festival affords the opportunity for critical engagements, the outcomes are collated every year, making the festival a generator of industry insights and a living archive of Africa’s culture and technology sector.

New Stories

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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 creative digital innovation in Africa.

Community

Festival Residencies & Partner Linked Creative Programs.