Three creatives on the power of storytelling in any medium

In these interviews, we speak to creatives across the spectrum of storytelling to prove that the worldwide pastime is no longer bound by the medium.

African comic culture with Somto Ajuluchukwu

Vortex Inc is a Nigerian creative content company, founded in 2015 by Somto Ajuluchukwu. The company's aim is to help change the perception of Nigeria and Nigerian culture through the medium of comic art.

We spoke to Ajuluchukwu as part of a series on African design and creativity. See more like this by clicking Africa.Now

Everyday South African stories with Kgomotso Neto Tleane

Photography continues to stand as one of the most powerful storytelling tools in society. With this understanding, Tleane uses his lens to showcase the positive side of black people in the townships and other spaces they occupy, displaying human stories that should lead to breaking stereotypes.

See more of his work

Reimagining the narrative of storytelling with Alex McDowell

Award-winning storyteller and production designer Alex McDowell creates immersive worlds for industries and institutions. As the director of both 5D Global Studio and the World Building Media lab, McDowell has been at the centre of numerous advancements in cinematic arts.

Watch him on the Design Indaba stage in 2016