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VRapeutic is pioneering virtual reality therapy in Egypt
The new tech is catching on in healthcare sectors all over the world. This startup is bringing it to North Africa.
Astrid Stavro on making meaning and telling stories through design
The award-winning designer will join a myriad of renowned creatives at the Design Indaba Conference 2018.
Ekene Ijeoma combines data and design to tackle pressing global issues
From diversity in design to the refugee crisis, this data designer's projects are breaking the news cycle.
Founder of Duolingo at the Design Indaba Conference 2017
Luis von Ahn launched the first African language course on Duolingo as part of his Design Talk.
Morag Myerscough on giving spaces character and sensitivity through the use of colour
The Design Indaba Festival 2018 speaker will turn the Artscape Piazza into a wonderland with her colourful structure.
Egyptian upcycling startup creates fashionable accessories from trash
We spoke to UpFuse, the company turning Cairo’s trash into wardrobe treasures, about what it's like to open a business in Egypt.
The creators of Krotoa on leading an all-women team in a male dominated industry
The South African creative team debut their film, Krotoa in the country after winning a string of international awards.
Haitian photographer challenges modern masculinity
Zarita Zevallos used vivid contrasts and strained threads to represent the personal histories of black men.
London-based experience designer on the University of the Underground
Nelly Ben Hayoun teaches students how to engineer situations, to design experiences and challenge structures of power.
Experience designer Nelly Ben Hayoun on colonising Mars with the worms from hell
In her Design Indaba Conference talk she introduces us to her project called The Life, the Sea and the Space Viking.
Filmmaker and director Sunu Gonera on afrofuturism and getting branded content right
The Cannes Lions award-winning filmmaker believes in authentic African storytelling.
Marko Ahtisaari explains two revolutionary projects
The tech guru wants to replace medicine with music and use the Bitcoin system to overhaul the way artists are paid by streaming services.
Unwind: Music as an alternative to traditional medicine
Marko Ahtisaari presents Unwind, a global experiment in drug-free ways to treat physical and mental health.
Growing mushrooms in camel dung to raise planetary chickens
Belgian chicken artist Koen Vanmechelen and Zimbabwean activist Chido Govera talk about the Planetary Community Chicken Project at Design Indaba 2017.
Gabon-born photographer tells the story of the Central African country’s youth
An artist in the diaspora, Yannis Davy Guibinga connects with his heritage through photography.
Native Nation captures Mexico’s forgotten cultures
Uncover the indigenous communities of Mexico with photographer Diego Huerta.
Guerilla art collective Luzinterruptus pays tribute to the march of time
Spanish art collective has personalised 5000 recycled paper notebooks into a work of art
Typographer Keith Vlahakis on his signature lettering style
The South African illustrator talks us through the process behind some of his pop culture-inspired illustration videos.
Serge Alain Nitegeka explores the colour black
Johannesburg-based artist Serge Alain Nitegeka has explored forced migration and xenophobia in the past.
People who stalk us on Instagram: Khanyisa Ketse
Vincent van Gogh meets #BlackGirlMagic in digital artist Khanyisa Ketse’s The Beginning.
What would the Black Panthers wear if they were revived today?
We spoke to South African streetwear designer Julian Kubel about his latest, panthers-inspired range.
Fearless street culture with graphic designer Richard Horne
The Design Indaba Emerging Creatives programme is all about uncovering rare talent among the youth of South Africa.
New film "Mixed Space" takes on flawed racial categories in South Africa
The colonial project mangled the way we see race, changing the way we see ourselves.
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.
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