FAK’UGESI SOWETO POP UP

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In collaboration with British Council Connect ZA @ Fak’ugesi  we are taking technology to audiences outside of the city. This will be an interactive day of creative technology and live digital installations, offering an opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of avant-garde digital activities.

Fak’ugesi 2016 Soweto Pop Up will be held at Trackside Creative in Orlando East. Trackside Creative is a community centre, a space for artists to imagine, create and collaborate.

Projects include Oculus Rift Virtual Reality immersive theatre performance The Cube presented by Circa69 (UK) to the dynamic interactive video installation mixing  neurogaming, film, technology and parkour,  Syncself 11: Focus or Fail presented by Karen Palmer (UK). Maker Library Network Project Making Time Capsules of Space and much much more. Come play with local and international makers and digital artists.

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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

Community

Festival Residencies & Partner Linked Creative Programs.

Fak'ugesi Festival 2020

ONLINE: 20 Oct—20 Nov

FREE (except selected events)

A month long virtual celebration of African Digital Creativity. Join us as we power up Africa's resolution #POWERTOTHEPIXEL 2020 !

3 focus areas, 11 free online African digital art exhibitions, over 30 workshops, panels, skills exchanges and networking events covering African Digital Art, Heritage & Technology and Fak'ugesi Arcade Gaming.

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