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The Nairobi Nominees for the What Design Can Do Clean Energy Challenge!

Last year we partnered with What Design Can Do to spread the word about their annual design challenge, which was focusing on Clean Energy and taking entries from 5 global cities: Mexico City, Delhi, São Paolo, Amsterdam and Nairobi! By the end of the open call, approximately 80 projects had been entered for the Nairobi City briefing.

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The Nest Collective at the Nairobi VR Hackathon

This month, our very own Noel, Mars and Jim were in Naivasha to speak at the Nairobi VR Hackathon facilitated by Electric South and NBO Story Lab. Participants at the five-day VR hackathon were filmmakers and journalists from across East Africa - Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Sudan and Uganda - and this year’s focus was on 360° video production with a focus on journalism and non-fiction storytelling.

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Let This Be A Warning at the Zeppelin Museum

Let This Be A Warning is one of several works now showing at the Zeppelin Museum's "Beautiful New Worlds: Virtual Realities in Contemporary Art" exhibition running until April 2018. The exhibition is dedicated to the pictorial revolution that is radically changing not only our perception of images, but also our relationship with reality in image technology, and explores the interconnections between virtual and real contexts.

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Performa 17: The Nest Collective Explores Afrofuturism, Black Silence & Protest in Film (via Okayafrica)

A selection of our moving image works were screened at the Performa 17 biennial last month, and though we were not in attendance, we were very happy to read this review by Amirah Mercer via Okayafrica, and were especially glad at this mention of When We Are/When We Are Not

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