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Free #CreativeHustles event in Johannesburg, Cape Town

18 Feb 2014 09:15
Aimed at young established creative industry professionals and arts practitioners, aged 18-30 years, Live Magazine SA and British Council Connect ZA will host the first of their #CreativeHustles for 2014, 'Design Will Save the World?' in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This is part of the World Design Capital 2014 programme.
Taking place at Cape Town Creative Academy on Wednesday 26 February from 2-6pm and University of Johannesburg's FADA Gallery on Monday 3 March from 2.30-6pm, young people will have the chance to hear from, and speak with, leading South African and international designers. Three emerging young designers from each city will also pitch their problem-solving products or ideas to the panel of design experts and the audience.

Cape Town speakers
    • Daniel Charny - UK curator and founder of Fixperts
    • Mark Henning - freelance designer and co-member of the design duo Blackhat and Nimbus
    • Jana Scholze - curator of contemporary furniture and product design at the V&A Museum
    • Zahira Asmal - founder and managing director of Designing South Africa
    • Mokena Makeka - creative & managing director of Makeka Design Lab cc
    • Greer Valley - creator and co-owner of Kushn, a pan-African leather goods and design studio
    • Francois Jonker (facilitator) - Academic Coordinator at Cape Town Creative Academy
Johannesburg speakers
    • Daniel Charny - UK curator and founder of Fixperts
    • Sindiso Nyoni - contemporary illustrator, activist, street-artist, and multi-disciplinary graphic designer
    • Sphiwe Giba - one of the emerging creatives for Design Indaba Expo 2014
    • Chris Bradnum - industrial designer and University of Johannesburg lecturer
    • Christa Van Zyl - lecturer at the Faculty of Communication Design, University of Johannesburg
There are limited places available, so registration is essential to secure a place, for more information, go to http://livemag.co.za/creativehustles-design.
    
 
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