The British Council pleased to announce the 11 digital creatives to take part in the third edition of ColabNowNow in partnership with Maputo Fast Forward and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festivals.
North Africa: Chirin Khlif (Tunisia), Ahmed Almoghazy (Egypt) | East Africa: Arafa Cynthia Hamadi (Tanzania), Isabella Asiimwe (Uganda) | Southern Africa: Lara Sousa (Mozambique), Sandile Mhlongo (South Africa), kyle malanda (Malawi) | the UK: Joe Beedles, Keren Lasme | West Africa: Lindsey Abudei (Nigeria), Kwasi Darko (Ghana).The 11 creatives from Africa and the UK will develop cutting edge digital artworks through collaborative artmaking and storytelling. Their proposed projects will be developed fellow creatives and with the assistance of artistic and technical facilitators. They will first meet at the Fak'ugesi festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, in September, then together they will create a collaborative exhibition to be launched on 11 October 2019 at the opening of the Maputo Fast Forward festival in Maputo, Mozambique. ColabNowNow has been developed by the British Council as a space for the leading minds in digital art in Africa and the UK to connect, collaborate and learn from each other in a safe, supportive and enabling environment. Do you think you have what it takes?