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Afrofeminism and Digital Arts

Our very own Dr. Akati Khasiani recently represented us at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium as part of Africa Week 2018 - where she spoke about our practice and work within an afro-feminist framework. Also on the panel were JepChumba, artist, activist and founder of African Digital Art and Marion Louisgrand, founder and director of Ker Thiossane in Dakar. The discussion was moderated by curator Oulimata Gueye.

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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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